TRUE-BORN MAROONS. FOREWORD BY KEVIN YELVINGTON.
Bilby, Kenneth M.
Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers, 2006. First edition xix, photos, illus., glossary, index, facsimiles, wrps Very Good Paperback 9766372500 Based on ethnographic fieldwork in Jamaican Maroon Communities and conversations with Maroon historians and ritual specialists spanning more than two decades, True-Born Maroons offers an unprecedented view of how contemporary Maroons think about and experience their past. By providing a unique view of a culture that has been nurtured by enslaved Africans and their descendants to survive against tremendous odds for nearly 350 years, the story of what it means to be a Maroon is conveyed through the words of the Maroons themselves. (Item ID: 103267)