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Freedom and Resistance: A Social History of Black Loyalists in the Bahamas

Christopher Curry

Abstract

A popular misconception about the American Revolution is that it was largely contained within the continental boundaries of North America. However, the American Revolution neither ended with the cessation of armed conflict in 1781 nor the Treaty of Versailles in 1783; rather it continued and mutated in unusual places, a revolution often carried by those who had the most to lose by being denied the freedom that was promised at the outset of the war. Freedom and Resistance: A Social History of Black Loyalists in the Bahamas studies the struggles for freedom of a group of black loyalists (those e ... More

Keywords: black loyalists, non-plantation, slave-holding, Bahamas, Abaco, Nassau, New Providence, resistance, Caribbean

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780813054476
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813054476.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher Curry, author
Nassau, Bahamas