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Author Ziel H. de.

Title Life at Maripaston
Published Brill 1973
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Description 1 online resource (1 electronic resource (150 pages))
Series Free online access: JSTOR
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Summary The Matawai Maroon Johannes King (ca. 1830-1898) taught himself to read and write at an advanced age. He wanted to bridge the gap between the generations by publishing his Book of Horrors (Skrekiboekoe) and the present book which has been given the title Life at Marispaston. King wanted to explain the root of the problems between him and his elder brother, Chief Noah Andrai, representatives respectively of the church and the state at the village level. King wanted to justify his life in the eyes of the church, the EBG-Moravian Brethren, and his fellow Maroons. This book is an important contribution to the church history of Suriname, yet also offers insights into the history of the Maroon communities in Suriname. This book is one of the first original works in Sranantongo
Analysis Indonesia
Notes English
Subject King, Johannes, 1830-1898.
King, Johannes, 1830-1898.
Creole dialects -- Suriname -- Texts
Asian history.
History.
Humanities.
Regional and national history.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General.
Creole dialects.
Suriname -- Church history
Suriname.
Genre/Form Church history.
Texts.
Form Electronic book
Author King J.
ISBN 9789024715275
902471527X
9789004286948
9004286942
OTHER TI Directory of open access books