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"Cry Liberty": The Great Stono River Slave Rebellion of 1739

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The story of slavery in the colonial New World is, in part, one of rebellion. In Jamaica, Hispaniola, Dutch Surinam and elsewhere, massive uprisings threatened European rule. But not in British North America. Between the founding of Jamestown in 1607 and the start of the American Revolution in 1775, the colonies experienced only one notable revolt, on South Carolina's Stono River in 1739, and it lasted a single day. Yet, writes Peter Charles Hoffer, as brief as this event was, historians have misunderstood it--and have thus ...

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"Cry Liberty": The Great Stono River Slave Rebellion of 1739
2010, Oxford University Press Inc, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780195386608

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Cry Liberty: The Great Stono River Slave Rebellion of 1739
2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195386615

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