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Social control on the eve of a slave revolt the case of Coro, 1795

@inproceedings{Rivera2013SocialCO,
  title={Social control on the eve of a slave revolt the case of Coro, 1795},
  author={E. S. Rivera},
  year={2013}
}
  • E. S. Rivera
  • Published 2013
  • History
  • On May 10, 1795, a slave revolt broke out in Coro, a coastal region located in the Province of Caracas in the captaincy-­‐general of Venezuela. The three-­‐day revolt, that involved at least four hundred enslaved and free people of African descent, resulted in the destruction of several plantations and scores of deaths. Inspired in part by the French and Haitian Revolutions, the rebels demanded the abolition of slavery and the termination of taxes, but as was the case in most slave revolts… CONTINUE READING