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Black Caribs, Saint Vincent

London, Methuen [1910], The Negro in the New World / by Sir Harry H. Johnston ; with one illustration in colour by the author and 390 black and white illustrations by the author and others ; maps by Mr. J. W. Addison. (published [1910]), Johnston, Harry Hamilton

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / General Research and Reference Division

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Black Caribs, Saint Vincent

The Black Caribs of Saint Vincent (descendants of Africans whose slave ship was wrecked near the island) led the First Carib War against the British in 1772-1773 at the end of which both parties signed a treaty.