Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions

Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions
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Sailing the tide of a tumultuous era of Atlantic revolutions, a remarkable group of African-born and African-descended individuals transformed themselves from slaves into active agents of their lives and times. Big Prince Whitten, the black Seminole Abraham, and General Georges Biassou were Atlantic creoles, Africans who found their way to freedom by actively engaging in the most important political events of their day. These men and women of diverse ethnic backgrounds, who were fluent in multiple languages and familiar with African, American, and European cultures, migrated across the new worlds imperial boundaries in search of freedom and a safe haven. Yet, until now, their extraordinary lives

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