Maritime Maroons: "Grand Marronage" from the Danish West Indies

  title={Maritime Maroons: "Grand Marronage" from the Danish West Indies},
  author={Neville A. T. Hall},
  journal={William and Mary Quarterly},
  • N. Hall
  • Published 1 October 1985
  • Sociology
  • William and Mary Quarterly
T THE islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. Jan-now the Virgin Islands of the United States-were Denmark's outpost of empire in the Caribbean. Denmark was a late entrant in the seventeenthcentury scramble for West Indian colonies. Its colonization of St. Thomas, beginning in i 67i, and of St. Jan in I 7i8, occurred at a time when England, France, and Holland had long since broken, de facto and de jure, Spain's monopoly in the hemisphere and were consolidating their New World gains. Denmark… 

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