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Author Kars, Marjoleine, author.

Title Blood on the river : a chronicle of mutiny and freedom on the Wild Coast / Marjoleine Kars.

Publication Info. New York : The New Press, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  306.3620 KARS    On Holdshelf
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Adult Department  306.36 KAR NEWBKS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  306.3 KAR    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  306.3620 KARS    Check Shelf
Description 362 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The story of a massive eighteenth-century slave rebellion in the Dutch colony of Berbice (now Guyana) which had been all but forgotten. Historian Marjoleine Kars recovers a riveting tale from the archives, including rare first-person accounts from African-born slaves"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Rehearsal, 1762 -- Labor camps in the making -- Overthrow -- Governing -- The Long Atlantic Reach -- Expanding the revolution -- Stalemate -- Rebellious soldiers -- Palace revolution -- Turn of the tide -- The Battle for the Berbice -- Wild sang & little glory -- Outsourcing the war -- Justice sideways -- Epilogue.
Chronological Term 1700-1799
Subject Slave insurrections -- Guyana -- Berbice -- History -- 18th century.
Slave insurrections. (OCoLC)fst01120389
Berbice -- History -- 18th century.
Local Subject Enslaved persons -- Guyana -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Subject Slaves -- Guyana -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Subject Guyana -- Berbice. (OCoLC)fst01208719
Slaves -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01120577
Guyana. (OCoLC)fst01208722
ISBN 9781620974599 (hardcover)
1620974592 (hardcover)
9781620974605 (electronic book)
Standard No. 40030076334
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