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The Great African Slave Revolt of 1825: Cuba and the Fight for Freedom in Matanzas

@inproceedings{Barcia2012TheGA,
  title={The Great African Slave Revolt of 1825: Cuba and the Fight for Freedom in Matanzas},
  author={M. Barcia},
  year={2012}
}
  • M. Barcia
  • Published 2012
  • Geography
  • On the night of June 15, 1825, somewhere in the Guacamaro Valley near the port city ofMatanzas,WesternCuba, a group of approximately 180 individuals walked from Gomez’s Solitario coffee plantation at one end of the Coliseo estate to a crossroads at the other end. The tavern situated at one corner of this crossroads became the stage for a “brief encounter” between the insurgents and a group of armed white settlers and soldiers that was violent enough to soon become an “onslaught” (97). The… CONTINUE READING
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