Slaves Who Abolished Slavery: Blacks in Rebellion
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Slaves Who Abolished Slavery: Blacks in Rebellion

By Richard Hart
US$ 9.99
Book Description

A study of the Maroon Wars and the many slave rebellions and revolts in Jamaica. Richard Hart seeks to avoid polemics and emphasizes that the Jamaican rebels forced the British government to reset the agenda for emancipation and the slaves gained their freedom sooner than anticipated.

Table of Contents
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • 1. THE BEGINNING OF BLACK RESISTANCE
  • 2. THE FIRST MAROON WAR
  • 3. NANNY TOWN
  • 4. "THE MORE HONOURABLE TO THEM"
  • 5. THE BLACK GENDARMES
  • 6. TACKY'S WAR
  • 7. THE SECOND MAROON WAR
  • 8. OF PEACE AND PERFIDY
  • 9. THE PERILS OF FREEDOM
  • 10. THE CONSPIRACIES OF 1815 AND 1823-23
  • 11. SAM SHARPE - ORGANISER OF THE EMANCIPATION REBELLION
  • 12. "KENSINGTON ON FIRE"
  • 13. 20,000 SLAVES IN REBELLiON
  • 14. THE COST OF THE REBELLION
  • 15. THE REBELS RE-SET THE TIME TABLE
  • REFERENCES
  • INDEX TO PERSONS
  • GENERAL INDEX
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