The Caribs of St. Vincent and Indigenous Resistance during the Age of Revolutions

  title={The Caribs of St. Vincent and Indigenous Resistance during the Age of Revolutions},
  author={Julie Chun Kim},
  journal={Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal},
  pages={117 - 132}
  • J. Kim
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Although recent scholarship on the Haitian Revolution has emphasized the centrality of African actors in fomenting change in the Atlantic world, the roles that indigenous peoples played during the Age of Revolutions have largely been ignored. This essay counteracts this neglect by examining the history of the Caribs of St. Vincent, whose participation in the Second Carib War (1795-96) posed a serious threat to British rule in the Caribbean. The Caribs of St. Vincent are more commonly known as… Expand

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