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Transformations of freedom in the land of the Maroons : Creolization in the cockpits, Jamaica / Jean Besson.

Author/Creator:
Besson, Jean author.
Publication:
Kingston [Jamaica] : Ian Randle Publishers, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 367 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Maroons -- Jamaica.
Ethnohistory -- Jamaica.
Jamaica -- History.
Contents:
The roots of Creolization in the Cockpits
The Creolization of the commons
Myal, kinship and the ancestors
Reinterpreting Accompong Maroon society
Accompong, Aberdeen and Maroon Town : the Maroon/non-Maroon interface
Non-Maroon Maroon Town
'Slave Master' Pickni' : Meso-Creole ethnicities and narrative transformations of Trelawny Town
Maroon Town narratives of Maroon descent and Marronage
The McGhie Maroons and the Maroon Town McGhies
Maroon Town and Accompong : ritual, tourism and nationhood
Creolization at the Maroon/non-Maroon interface.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-362) and index.
ISBN:
9789766374082
9766374082
OCLC:
891853451
Publisher Number:
99967416473
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