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Flight to Freedom: African Runaways and Maroons in the Americas

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Flight to Freedom: African Runaways and Maroons in the Americas - Thompson, Alvin O
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African slavery in the Americas has left indelible marks on thegeographical, political, economic, social and cultural landscapes of theAmericas. An important part of that indelibility is marronage thatinvolved both flight from slavery and the establishment of freecommunities. This book is about the struggles of enslaved Africans inthe Americas who achieved freedom through flight and theestablishment of Maroon communities in the face of overwhelmingmilitary odds on the part of the slaveholders. Incontestably, ...

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Flight to Freedom: African Runaways and Maroons in the Americas 2006, University of the West Indies Press, Kingston

ISBN-13: 9789766401801

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