Slave Revolts, 1st Edition

  • Johannes Postma
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0313082294
  • ISBN-13: 9780313082290
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

  • Price:  Sign in for price



Presents a survey of major slave rebellions throughout modern history, from all areas of the globe. Topics include the Maroons of Jamaica, Slave revolts in Sub Saharan Africa, major slave rebellions in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Apartheid and forced labor in the 20th century.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Guides to Historic Events, 1500–1900.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Chronology of Events.
1: Slavery and Slave Rebellions before 1500.
2: Slave and Peasant Revolts in Europe and the Mediterranean World, 1500–1900.
3: Slave and Peasant Rebellions in Asia and Africa.
4: Slave Revolts in Spanish America and the Caribbean.
5: Slave Revolts in Brazil and North America.
6: Marronage: Rebellion through Flight.
7: Identity and Leadership in Slave Revolts.
8: Legacy of Slave Revolts.
9: Biographies.
Primary Documents.
Glossary of Selected Terms.
Annotated Bibliography.
About the Author.