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history of the Maroons

Robert Charles Dallas

history of the Maroons

from their origin to the establishment of their chief tribe at Sierra Leone, including the expedition to Cuba, for the purpose of procuring Spanish chasseurs, and the state of the island of Jamaica for the last ten years : with a succinet history of the island previous to the period.

by Robert Charles Dallas

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Published by Longman and Rees in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blacks -- Jamaica.,
  • Jamaica -- History -- Maroon War, 1795-1796.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF"1884"D34
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20269551M

    "A careful and thorough study of the Jamaican Maroons from the British conquest to the late 18th century." Choice "This richly textured study of the struggles of the Maroons of Jamaica against the British colonial authorities, their subsequent collaboration with and betrayal by them, will be of great interest to historians of Africa. The Mother of Us All is an analysis of the history of Queen Nanny, the great 18th century leader of the Windward or Eastern Jamaican Maroons. The importance of this great leader's straggle against British colonial empire and its institution of slavery on the island of Jamaica has previously been largely ignored. To correct this gap, oral histories, including myths, legends, songs, ceremonies 5/5(1).

    A fantastic book which combines oral history with some very pertinent analyses of the wider discourse around the Maroons. flag Like see review Ted rated it really liked it4/5. The book entitled:"THE SEMINOLE FREEDMEN" "A HISTORY" is the definitive book on this topic. Dr. Kevin Mulroy is recognized as the:"World's Leading Authority on Seminole Maroons". He has with this effort expanded the world's body knowledge on this topic and he has done it with TRUTH and DIGNITY! I know because I am a Proud Seminole Maroon 5/5(1).

    Label Slavery's exiles: the story of the American Maroons, Sylviane A. Diouf Instantiates. true Slavery's exiles: the story of the American Maroons; Publication. true New York, New York University Press, ; Bibliography note Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index.   Facts about the Maroons 6: the Second Maroon War. Second Maroon War took place in to because of tension between the inhabitants of Trelawny town and governor of Britain. See Also: 10 Facts about March on Washington. Facts about the Maroons 7: deportation. maroons were deported to Nova Scotia, one of the British settlements.


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History of the Maroons by Robert Charles Dallas Download PDF EPUB FB2

The History of the Maroons: From their Origin to the Establishment of their Chief Tribe at Sierra Leone (Cambridge Library Collection - Slavery and Abolition) (Volume 2) 1st Edition. Mavis Campbell is clearly the leading historian on the Maroons of Jamaica. Her study gave me a thorough background and understanding of the Maroons during the period of study, when they were in their heyday.

Anyone who wants to understand the Maroons has to read this by:   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the History of the Maroons: Including the Expedition to Cuba history of the Maroons book the Island of Jamaica by R.C.

Dallas at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to Pages: The History of the Maroons: From Their Origin to the Establishment of Their Chief Tribe at Sierra Leone, Including the Expedition to Cuba, for the Purpose of Procuring Spanish Chasseurs; and the State of the Island of Jamaica for the Last Ten Years: with a Succinct History of.

History of the Maroons is one of the first accounts of slave-holding English Jamaica and the lives of fugitive slaves known as Maroons.

Jamaica-born British author Dallas writes of wars “carried on by the government in Jamaica, against the body of black people called Maroons including in it the whole history of the Maroons, the expedition.

The history of the Maroons, from their origin to the establishment of their chief tribe at Sierra Leone and the state of the island of Jamaica for the last ten years, with a succinct history of the island previous to that period., v.

1, v.2 By Robert Charles Dallas. London: Printed by A. Strahan. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The Maroon Story: The Authentic and Original History of the Maroons in the History of Jamaica, ” as Want to Read:Ratings: 0. A careful and thorough study of the Jamaican Maroons from the British conquest to the late 18th century.

Choice This richly textured study of the struggles of the Maroons of Jamaica against the British colonial authorities, their subsequent collaboration with and betrayal by them, will be of great interest to historians of Africa/5(10). The maroons(African American slaves who escaped slavery and created their own communities in the American wilderness), are very little known in American history books.

This book gives a great account of what life was like for maroons and the author debunks many of the myths that surround maroons and slavery/5.

The maroons' history of African origins, plantation slavery, European and Indian associations, Florida wars, and forced removal culminated in a Mexican borderlands mosaic incorporating slave hunters, corrupt Indian agents, Texas filibusters, Mexican revolutionaries, French invaders, Apache and Comanche raiders, frontier outlaws and lawmen, and.

It deserves a wide readership." (American Nineteenth Century History) "In a book that is easily accessible yet rigorously researched, analyzed, and argued, Diouf has made a compelling case that scholars of slavery and of early American history must consider the presence of maroons in the U.S.

with a sense of renewed urgency/5(24). During the 18th century, the powerful Maroons, escaped ex-slaves who settled in the mountains of Jamaica, carved out a significant area of influence. Through the use of slave labor, the production of sugar in this British colony flourished.

But the courageous resistance of the Maroons threatened this prosperous industry. Nanny is an important figure not only in Jamaican history but in contemporary Jamaican culture. If you are looking to learn more about Queen Nanny, about Jamaican cultural, colonial Caribbean realities, or the history of resistance and rebellion among enslaved populations - this is a good introduction/5(15).

The Young Warriors is a Jamaican novel by author Victor Stafford Reid, published in Five teenage boys, members of a band of Maroons (runaway slaves in Jamaica during the 19th to early 20th century) living in the Maroon community of Mountain Top, pass their village's initiation tests for them to be recognized as young Maroon warriors.

A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp (Co-published with The Society for Historical Archaeology) by Daniel O. Sayers | Dec 8, Item # The History of the Maroons. Dallas, R.C. Strahan, (), London 2 vols.

xii, cxiv,; xi, (1),(2 -errata and ads) pp. b/w frontispiece. In Dallas contributed to the documentation of Jamaican history with The History of the Maroons from their Origin to the Establishment of their Chief Tribe at Sierra Leone, (2 vols).In part a general history of Jamaica, which was written by John Browne Cutting, the book concentrated on the Second Maroon War and the subsequent deportations, to Sierra Leone and Nova Scotia.

History of the Maroons; Russell Banks (), The Book of Jamaica. Campbell, Mavis Christine (), The Maroons of Jamaica, – a history of resistance, collaboration & betrayal, Granby, Mass.: Bergin & Garvey.

ISBN The First Maroon War began in The campaign against them made the Maroons more determined than ever. Under their leader called Cudjoe, the Maroons fought back. Inthe British and the Maroons made peace. The freedom of the Maroons was recognised and their land was given to them. The Maroons were to govern themselves.

"In a book that is easily accessible yet rigorously researched, analyzed, and argued, Diouf has made a compelling case that scholars of slavery and of early American history must consider the presence of maroons in the U.S.

with a sense of renewed : New York University Press. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: x, Seiten: Illustrationen: Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction 1 The Development of Marronage in the South 2 African Maroons 3 Borderland Maroons 4 Daily Life at the Borderlands 5 Hinterland Maroons 6 The Maroons of Bas du Fleuve, Louisiana: From the Borderlands to the Hinterland 7 The Maroons.Mavis Campbell is clearly the leading historian on the Maroons of Jamaica.

Her study gave me a thorough background and understanding of the Maroons during the period of study, when they were in their heyday. Anyone who wants to understand the Maroons /5(4).Cudjoe, with the help of his two brothers Accompong and Johnny (in the West or Leeward side), and two sub-chiefs Quao and Cuffee (in the East or Windward side), began a campaign of murder and robbery known to history as the First Maroon War.

Disguised from head to foot with leaves and cunningly concealed, the Maroons chose to attack from ambush.