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The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World
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Nathaniel Millett examines how the Prospect Bluff maroons constructed their freedom, shedding light on the extent to which they could fight physically and intellectually to claim their rights. Millett considers the legacy of the Haitian Revolution, the growing influence of abolitionism, and the period’s changing interpretations of race, freedom, and citizenship among whites, blacks, and Native Americans.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-1
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. iii-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-vii
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  1. List of Figures
  2. pp. ix-ix
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xiii
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  1. Map
  2. pp. xiv-xiv
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-11
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  1. 1. Edward Nicolls and the Problem of War and Slavery in the Age of Revolution
  2. pp. 12-30
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  1. 2. War Comes to the Southeast
  2. pp. 31-47
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  1. 3. The British Occupation of Pensacola
  2. pp. 48-73
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  1. 4. Edward Nicolls and the Indians of the Southeast
  2. pp. 74-96
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  1. 5. Edward Nicolls and His Black Allies
  2. pp. 97-126
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  1. 6. Land, Ecology, and Size
  2. pp. 127-146
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  1. 7. Community and Culture
  2. pp. 147-171
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  1. 8. Daily Life
  2. pp. 172-194
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  1. 9. Political and Military Organization
  2. pp. 195-213
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  1. 10. Destruction
  2. pp. 214-230
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  1. 11. The Seminole War
  2. pp. 231-249
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 250-260
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 261-320
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 321-337
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 339-345
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  1. About the Author
  2. pp. 346-346
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