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Maroon Societies: Rebel Slave Communities in the Americas

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Now in its twenty-fifth anniversary edition, Maroon Societies is a systematic study of the communities formed by escaped slaves in the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States. These societies ranged from small bands that survived less than a year to powerful states encompassing thousands of members and surviving for generations and even centuries. The volume includ

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Hardcover, 429 pages
Published January 2nd 1973 by Anchor Books
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Kimeticsolutions
first account non-fiction stories of Africans throughout the south, central and northern Americas and their struggles to never be subdued and reduced to slavery...accounts go back as far as the 15th century...
Kris Unger
Jan 19, 2013 Kris Unger rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Amazing book!
Stuart
Jan 25, 2008 Stuart rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The best introduction to Maroon studies available.
Soopaseb
Nov 07, 2008 Soopaseb rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An inside look of the life of slaves that escapes colonial system, from the very beginning of slavery.
A real message of hope : we could escape our fate too...
Chris
Aug 23, 2007 Chris rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
the Americas fascinate...
Camden Goetz
A lot of the material is dry and in a creepy anthropology style, but the info you can squeeze out of it is super useful!
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Richard Price is an American anthropologist and historian, best known for his studies of the Caribbean and his experiments with writing ethnography.

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