Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions

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Harvard University Press, Jun 1, 2010 - History - 352 pages
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Sailing the tide of a tumultuous era of Atlantic revolutions, a remarkable group of African-born and African-descended individuals transformed themselves from slaves into active agents of their lives and times. Through prodigious archival research, Jane Landers radically alters our vision of the breadth and extent of the Age of Revolution, and our understanding of its actors.
 

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Landers interwoven skill of blending historical facts with imagination makes for a great narrative. She provides wonderful character studies which have you visualizing various figures in the work. She ... Read full review

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Nicely done -- Landers's prose is exceptionally readable and she makes a compelling case for the importance of these previously unknown or understudied Atlantic Creoles, mostly black men, mostly ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1 African Choices in the Revolutionary South
2 The CounterRevolutionin Saint Domingue
3 Maroons Loyalist Intrigues and Ephemeral States
4 Black Militiamen and African Rebels in Havana
A Nation Besieged
6 Atlantic Creoles in Matanzas Cuba
Failed Promises of the Atlantic Revolutions
Chronology
Prince s Black Company
Registry of Negro Prisoners
Notes
Index
Copyright

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Jane Landers is Associate Professor of History at Vanderbilt University .

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