The Creole Affair : The Slave Rebellion that Led the U.S. and Great Britain to the Brink of War

By: Downey, Arthur TMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014Description: 1 online resource (237 p.)ISBN: 9781442236622Subject(s): Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron, 1774-1848 | Creole (Brig) | Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States | Great Britain. Treaties, etc. United States, 1842 August 9 | Mutiny -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Slave insurrections -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Slaves -- Emancipation -- Bahamas -- History -- 19th century | United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain | Washington, Madison | Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Creole Affair : The Slave Rebellion that Led the U.S. and Great Britain to the Brink of WarDDC classification: 327.7304109034 LOC classification: E447 .D69 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Preface; Introduction; Dramatis Personae; The Rebellion; I: The Context: Pre-November 1841; 1 The United States; 2 US-British Relations-At the Brink; 3 The British Bahamas; II: Forward: November 1841; 4 In Nassau; 5 In the United States; 6 Enter Diplomacy; Crisis Averted; III: Afterward: Post-November 1841; 7 Insurance for Slave "Property"; 8 Should the British Have Freed the Slaves?; 9 A Former Slave's Heroic Slave; Epilogue; Appendix I; Appendix II; Appendix III; Notes; Index; About the Author
Summary: <span><span style=""font-style:italic;"">The Creole Affair</span><span> is the story of the most successful slave rebellion in modern history. </span><span style=""font-style:italic;"">The Creole Affair</span><span> is just as importantly a story of diplomacy: of two extraordinary non-professional diplomats who cleverly resolved the tensions arising from this historic slave uprising that, had it been allowed to escalate, had the potential for catastrophe.</span></span>
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Contents; Preface; Introduction; Dramatis Personae; The Rebellion; I: The Context: Pre-November 1841; 1 The United States; 2 US-British Relations-At the Brink; 3 The British Bahamas; II: Forward: November 1841; 4 In Nassau; 5 In the United States; 6 Enter Diplomacy; Crisis Averted; III: Afterward: Post-November 1841; 7 Insurance for Slave "Property"; 8 Should the British Have Freed the Slaves?; 9 A Former Slave's Heroic Slave; Epilogue; Appendix I; Appendix II; Appendix III; Notes; Index; About the Author

<span><span style=""font-style:italic;"">The Creole Affair</span><span> is the story of the most successful slave rebellion in modern history. </span><span style=""font-style:italic;"">The Creole Affair</span><span> is just as importantly a story of diplomacy: of two extraordinary non-professional diplomats who cleverly resolved the tensions arising from this historic slave uprising that, had it been allowed to escalate, had the potential for catastrophe.</span></span>

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