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Blood on the river : a chronicle of mutiny and freedom on the Wild Coast

text Blood on the river : a chronicle of mutiny and freedom on the Wild Coast

Summary

"The story of a massive eighteenth-century slave rebellion in the Dutch colony of Berbice (now Guyana) which had been all but forgotten. Historian Marjoleine Kars recovers a riveting tale from the archives, including rare first-person accounts from African-born slaves"--

Contents
Rehearsal -- Labor camps -- Overthrow -- Governing -- The Long Atlantic Reach -- Expanding the revolution -- Stalemate -- Rebellious soldiers -- Palace revolution -- Turn of the tide -- The Battle for the Berbice -- Wild sang & little glory -- Out... Read more
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362 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
The New Press 2020

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TADL-WOOD 306.3 KAR in New Non-fiction Available

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