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Blake: Or; The Huts of America


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Blake: Or; The Huts of America - Delany, Martin R
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Delaney's hero is a West Indian slave who travels throughout the South advocating revolution, and later becomes the general of a black insurrectory fore in Cuba. Blake hopes that, with rebellion in Cuba and the expulsion of all Americans, Cuba's model as a self-governed black state will ultimately precipitate the downfall of slavery in the United States. Focusing on the political and social issues of the 1850s - slavery as an institution, Cuba as the prime interest of Southern expansionists, the practicality of militant ...

Blake: Or; The Huts of America 1971, Beacon Press, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780807064191

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