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The Black Carib WarsFreedom, Survival, and the Making of the Garifuna$
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Christopher Taylor

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781617033100

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617033100.001.0001

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Allies of the French

Allies of the French

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(p.79) Chapter 4 Allies of the French
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The Black Carib Wars
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Christopher Taylor

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617033100.003.0005

This chapter examines the relationship between the Black Caribs and the French from 1779–83. During this period the Black Caribs, despite intermittent hostility from the local French authority, had been largely left to run their own affairs. They not only retained possession of their lands but also regained effective control of territory lost under the 1773 treaty. However, diplomatic deals struck half a world away forced the Black Caribs to share their island with a British governor and a planter class casting avaricious eyes on their land.

Keywords:   St. Vincent, French authority, Black Caribs

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