The Resource Freedom roots : histories from the Caribbean, Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits, (electronic resource)

Freedom roots : histories from the Caribbean, Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits, (electronic resource)

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Freedom roots : histories from the Caribbean
Title
Freedom roots
Title remainder
histories from the Caribbean
Statement of responsibility
Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
To tell the history of the Caribbean is to tell the history of the world,' write Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits. In this powerful and expansive story of the vast archipelago, Dubois and Turits chronicle how the Caribbean has been at the heart of modern contests between slavery and freedom, racism and equality, and empire and independence. From the emergence of racial slavery and European colonialism in the early sixteenth century to U.S. annexations and military occupations in the twentieth, systems of exploitation and imperial control have haunted the region. Yet the Caribbean is also where empires have been overthrown, slavery was first defeated, and the most dramatic revolutions triumphed. Caribbean peoples have never stopped imagining and pursuing new forms of liberty. Dubois and Turits reveal how the region's most vital transformations have been ignited in the conflicts over competing visions of land. While the powerful sought a Caribbean awash in plantations for the benefit of the few, countless others anchored their quest for freedom in small-farming and counter-plantation economies, at times succeeding against all odds. Caribbean realities to this day are rooted in this long and illuminating history of struggle
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dubois, Laurent
Dewey number
972.9
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Caribbean Area
  • Caribbean Area
  • Caribbean Area
  • Caribbean Area
Target audience
adult
Label
Freedom roots : histories from the Caribbean, Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469653617
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12478581
Publisher number
MWT12478581
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Freedom roots : histories from the Caribbean, Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469653617
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12478581
Publisher number
MWT12478581
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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