Crowns of Glory, Tears of Blood

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Oxford University Press, 1997 - 378 pages
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CROWNS OF GLORY, TEARS OF BLOOD: The Demerara Slave Rebellion of 1823

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An engrossing history of an obscure incident: the 1823 mass uprising of slaves in the South American British colony of Demerara (present-day Guyana). Da Costa (History/Yale) draws on ample primary ... Read full review

Crowns of glory, tears of blood: the Demerara Slave Rebellion of 1823

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Da Costa re-creates the historical moment of one of the most massive slave rebellions in the history of the Americas--the uprising of 9000 to 12,000 blacks in August 1823 in Demerara, the British ... Read full review

Contents

Planters and Missionaries
3
Masters and Slaves
39
THREE The Fiery Furnace
87
FOUR A True Lover of Man
125
SEVEN A Crown of Glory That Fadeth Not Away
251
Notes
297
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