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Tacky’s Revolt

The Story of an Atlantic Slave War

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674737570

Publication Date: 01/14/2020

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336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

24 illus., 12 maps

Belknap Press

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  • List of Illustrations*
  • Prologue: The Path to Rebel’s Barricade
  • 1. War’s Empire
  • 2. The Jamaica Garrison
  • 3. Coromantee Territory
  • 4. Tacky’s Revolt
  • 5. The Coromantee War
  • 6. Routes of Reverberation
  • Epilogue: The Age of Slave War
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Illustrations
    • Maps (drawn by Molly Roy)
      • 1. The Atlantic Basin
      • 2. The Gold and Slave Coasts of West Africa, ca. 1700–1750
      • 3. Jamaica
      • 4. The Caribbean
      • 5. The Gold Coast Diaspora, 1661–1760
      • 6. St. Mary’s Parish
      • 7. Tacky’s Revolt, April 7–May 21, 1760
      • 8. Westmoreland and Hanover Parishes
      • 9. The Coromantee War, May 25–August 3, 1760
      • 10. St. Elizabeth Parish
      • 11. Simon’s March, September 1760–January 1761
      • 12. Coromantee Protest March, October 1765
    • Figures
      • 0.1. Attack on Fort Haldane
      • 0.2. Olaudah Equiano
      • 0.3. Diary of Thomas Thistlewood, 4 December 1760
      • 0.4. Rebel’s Barricade
      • 1.1. Cape Coast Castle, ca. 1720s
      • 1.2. The English and Dutch Forts at Sekondi, ca. 1720s
      • 2.1. Port Royal Harbour
      • 2.2. Fort Charles, 1699
      • 2.3. Arthur Forrest
      • 2.4. The Battle of Cap François, 21 October 1757
      • 3.1. Fort Amsterdam, Cormantyn, late 17th century
      • 3.2. Gold Coast Weaponry, late 17th century
      • 3.3. A Gold Coast Warrior, ca. 1750s
      • 3.4. “Manner of Bush-fighting by the African Negroes”
      • 4.1. The Execution of Fortune and Kingston
      • 5.1. The Westmoreland Plain
      • 5.2. William Beckford’s Estate in Westmoreland Parish
      • 5.3. Black grenadier in the 49th Regiment of Foot, 1751
      • 5.4. The Mountains near Mesopotamia Estate
      • 5.5. News of Wager’s July Capture
      • 6.1. Jamaica Slave Act, 1760
      • 6.2. Edward Long
      • 6.3. Bryan Edwards
      • 7.1. Soulèvement des Nègres à la Jamaïque, en 1759

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