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Maroons in Guyane - Past, Present, Future (Paperback) Loot Price: R670
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Maroons in Guyane - Past, Present, Future (Paperback): Richard Price, Sally Price

Maroons in Guyane - Past, Present, Future (Paperback)

Richard Price, Sally Price

Series: Race in the Atlantic World, 1700-1900 Series

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For more than four centuries, communities of maroons (men and women who escaped slavery) dotted the fringes of plantation America, from Brazil through the Caribbean to the United States. Today their descendants still form semi-independent enclaves- in Jamaica, Brazil, Colombia, Belize, Suriname, Guyane, and elsewhere-remaining proud of their maroon origins and, in some cases, faithful to unique cultural traditions forged during the earliest days of Afro-American history. In 1986, expelled by the military regime of Suriname, anthropologists Richard and Sally Price turned to neighboring Guyane (French Guiana), where thousands of Maroons were taking refuge from the Suriname civil war. Over the next fifteen years, their conversations with local people convinced them of the need to replace the pervasive stereotypes about Maroons in Guyane with accurate information. In 2003, Les Marrons became a local best seller. In 2020, after a series of further visits, the Prices wrote a new edition taking into account the many rapid changes. Available for the first time in English, Maroons in Guyane reviews the history of Maroon peoples in Guyane, explains how these groups diff er from one another, and analyzes their current situations in the bustling, multicultural world of this far-fl ung outpost of the French Republic. A gallery of the magnifi cent arts of the Maroons completes the volume.

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Imprint: University of Georgia Press
Country of origin: United States
Series: Race in the Atlantic World, 1700-1900 Series
Release date: June 2022
Authors: Richard Price • Sally Price
Dimensions: 235 x 156mm (L x W)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 277
ISBN-13: 978-0-8203-6086-7
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > History of art / art & design styles > Art styles not limited by date > General
Books > Humanities > History > American history > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Ethnic studies > Black studies
Books > History > American history > General
LSN: 0-8203-6086-4
Barcode: 9780820360867

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