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The Maroons of Jamaica

A History of Resistance, Collaboration and Betrayal

by Mavis Christine Campbell

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Published by Bergin & Garvey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Black studies,
  • Slave insurrections,
  • Slavery,
  • History - General History,
  • Philosophy,
  • Jamaica,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - General,
  • History,
  • Maroons,
  • To 1962

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8267759M
    ISBN 100897891481
    ISBN 109780897891486

    Book Review | November 01 The Maroons of Jamaica, A History of Resistance, Collaboration and Betrayal The Maroons of Jamaica, A History of Resistance, Collaboration and Betrayal. By Campbell, Mavis C.. South Hadley, MA: Bergin and Garvey,Cited by: The Maroons of Jamaica. The word “Maroon” is derived from the Spanish term Cimarròn, which was used initially to refer to domesticated cattle that had escaped to the hills of Hispaniola and then later applied to runaway slaves in the Americas, since the latter half of the 17 th century. Hence the term came to connote wild, untamed and escaped slaves.

    This book will long stand as the definitive account of these Maroons whom the British considered, after those in Jamaica, the major menace to their plantation system. Dominica’s Maroons have finally found their chronicler. - Richard Price, author of Maroon Societies: Rebel Slave Communities in the Americas. The Maroons of Jamaica, as seen over the centuries: Introduction Many have written about Jamaica's Windward and Leeward Maroons over three centuries plus, expressing a variety of view points. There is much modern writing on this topic, sometimes suffering from 'presentism' when the Maroons are viewed from modern perspectives which do not take.

    The Charles Town Maroons The gateway to the Blue and John Crow Mountains UNESCO World Heritage Site Conference & Festival Go to Conference Page Your home away from home Come stay with us Book a Tour Book a Tour Acting Colonel Marcia “Kim” Douglas Marcia ‘Kim’ Douglas is the Acting Colonel of the Charles Town Maroon Community. As leader and spokesperson for one of the . Towards a borderless Indigenous Society Quao Day Celebrations J Asafu Yard, Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica The Honourable Olivia Grange CD, MP Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport STATEMENT BY HON. OLIVIA GRANGE, CD, MP MINISTER OF CULTURE, GENDER, ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORT ON THE OCCASION OF THE CHARLES TOWN QUAO .


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A careful and thorough study of the Jamaican Maroons from the British conquest to the late 18th century. Choice This richly textured study of the struggles of the Maroons of Jamaica against the British colonial authorities, their subsequent collaboration with and betrayal by.

The leaders of the Maroons did meet British officers to accept a peace agreement offered to them. There were many years of peace between the Maroons and the British in Jamaica. But, inthe new Governor of Jamaica, Balcarres, decided to deal with some minor breaches of the peace treaty The Maroons of Jamaica book a community of Maroons called the Trelawney Town.

During the 18th century, the powerful Maroons, escaped ex-slaves who settled in the mountains of Jamaica, carved out a significant area of influence.

Through the use of slave labor, the production of sugar in this British colony flourished. But the courageous resistance of the Maroons threatened this prosperous industry. The Accompong Maroons remained neutral and the British left them alone.

By the end of the war, all the other Maroon settlements in Jamaica had been destroyed, and Accompong alone remained. The Trelawny Town Maroons were resettled in Nova Scotia for a few brutal winters, and the survivors were sent back to Africa to live in Sierra Leone.

Buy The Maroons of Jamaica by Campbell, Mavis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. The History of the Maroons: From Their Origin to the Establishment of Their Chief Tribe at Sierra Leone, Including the Expedition to Cuba, for the Purpose of Procuring Spanish Chasseurs; and the State of the Island of Jamaica for the Last Ten Years: with a Succinct History of the Island Previous to that Period.

The Maroons of Jamaica are descendants of Africans who fought and escaped from slavery and established free communities in the mountains of Jamaica during slavery. African slaves in Jamaica were first imported by the Spanish and then the British.

Africans in Jamaica continually fought and revolted against slavery which threatened sugar production. Jamaica had one of the highest. A careful and thorough study of the Jamaican Maroons from the British conquest to the late 18th century.

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2 offers from CDN$ The Wretched of the Earth Frantz Fanon. out of 5 stars Paperback. CDN$ Next/5(4). - A board that pays homage to my Jamaican maroon heritage.

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The people often call them as the Jamaican maroons. They occupied the eastern parishes of the mountainous region in Island of Jamaica to build free communities. During the period, slavery was prominent in Africa. Therefore, these people tried to escape slavery by reaching Jamaica. "An impressive ethnography of identity and cultural memory among the little-known Windward Maroons of eastern Jamaica, descended from escaped slaves who established free communities in the mountains of this New World colony a century before the abolition of slavery.4/5.

Nanny of the Maroons and Sam Sharpe “This series presents the life stories and works of Jamaica’ s National Heroes in new, exciting and engaging ways. The narratives bring to life the heroes and their exploits, highlighting their perseverance and pursuit of excellence in spite of their vulnerabilities, imperfections and varied social.

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Three Books on Jamaica: Anatomy of an Uprising held high rank in Africa and had hoped to regain their status in some kind of independent Black enclave based on the Maroons. Yet, Maroons have been participating in general and parochial elections, and some of the communities are known to slant towards a particular political party or the other.

Accompong Town is one of five major Maroon villages in Jamaica, the others being Charles Town and Moore Town in Portland, Scotts Hall in St Mary, and Flagstaff in St James.

10 mars - The Maroons of Jamaica: Mavis Campbell: : Books. Bythe Maroons took the offensive, mounting raids against British plantations along the base of the mountains.

From toa state of open warfare existed between the British and the Maroons. The first British governor, Robert Hunter, was frustrated by Jamaica's mountainous terrain, which the Maroon leaders used to their advantage. The Maroons of Jamaica is an article from The North American Review, Volume View more articles from The North American this article on.main groups: the Windward Maroons (inhabiting the eastern part of Jamaica) and the Leeward Maroons (from the western section of the island).

The Spanish ruled in Jamaica for around years, killing off the native population. African slaves were often sent into the mountains to herd cattle and hunt, so many became familiar with the terrain.

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