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Winner of:
• The Black Caucus of the yankee Library organization Nonfiction e-book Award
• The Tampa Bay old Society's D. B. McKay Award
• The Florida old Society's Rembert Patrick Award for top publication in Florida History
 
"A completely researched and balanced account of the slave event in Florida."--Journal of yankee History
 
"The better social and fiscal freedom born of Spanish impact and shut relationships among rebellious blacks and Seminoles set the degree for the biggest slave uprising in U.S. background. a desirable account of a version adventure of an establishment too usually considered from a unmarried perspective."--Booklist
 
"Rivers takes a really shut examine slave society from numerous angles, as he evaluates not just slave existence however the interplay of whites, blacks, and Indians. . . . Makes for a wealthy and multi-layered history."--Southern Historian
 
"Shows how slavery differed dramatically in numerous areas of the kingdom and the way, actually, it advanced through the years in these areas."--Tallahassee Democrat
 
"Addresses how Florida’s historical past and geography produced stipulations not like these in other places within the American South."--Journal of Southern History
 

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