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Blood On The River: A Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild East Coast

Author: Marjoleine Kars.

Blood On The River: A Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild East Coast

Author: Marjoleine Kars.

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Item #: D34045
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: Profile
ISBN: 9781800812277
On February 27, 1763, thousands of slaves in the Dutch colony of Berbice (in present-day Guyana) launched a rebellion that came stunningly close to succeeding. Informed by 900 interrogation transcripts collected by the Dutch, this Cundill Prize winner is the explosive story of a little-known uprising that almost changed the face of the Americas. "A masterpie... More
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On February 27, 1763, thousands of slaves in the Dutch colony of Berbice (in present-day Guyana) launched a rebellion that came stunningly close to succeeding. Informed by 900 interrogation transcripts collected by the Dutch, this Cundill Prize winner is the explosive story of a little-known uprising that almost changed the face of the Americas.

"A masterpiece…. You'll find no easy platitudes herein. Instead, you'll find human beings in full relief, acting with courage, kindness, calculation, and mendacity in their quest for self-determination."—Elizabeth Fenn


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