National Heroes of Jamaica The Freedom Fighters Book I
National Heroes of Jamaica The Freedom Fighters Book I
By Arnold Bertram
Book Description

Nanny of the Maroons and Sam Sharpe

“This series presents the life stories and works of Jamaica’ s National Heroes in new, exciting and engaging ways. The narratives bring to life the heroes and their exploits, highlighting their perseverance and pursuit of excellence in spite of their vulnerabilities, imperfections and varied social backgrounds. The stories underline the panoply of emotions and experiences which comprise the human condition—making them relatable to all readers—but which also emphasise the ultimate triumph of virtue.”

Table of Contents
  • Cover Page
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction to the Series
  • The Order of National Hero
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I In Search of Nanny of the Maroons
  • Chapter II The Beginning of the Maroon Communities
  • Chapter III The Transatlantic Trade in Enslaved Africans & Plantation Slavery
  • Chapter IV Nanny and the First Maroon War
  • Chapter V The Maroon Treaty of 1739
  • Chapter VI Chief Takyi’s (Tacky’s) War of Liberation
  • Chapter VII Who was Sam Sharpe?
  • Chapter VIII A New Stage in the Struggle for Freedom
  • Chapter IX Sam Sharpe’s Organisational Plan
  • Chapter X The Emancipation Rebellion of 1831
  • Chapter XI Epilogue
  • Bibliography
  • Back Cover
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