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Author Downey, Arthur T.
Title The Creole affair : the slave rebellion that led the U.S. and Great Britain to the brink of war / Arthur T. Downey.
Imprint Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014.

Author Downey, Arthur T.
Subject Washington, Madison.
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.
Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron, 1774-1848.
Creole (Brig)
Webster-Ashburton Treaty (1842 August 9)
Slave insurrections -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Mutiny -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Bahamas -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (237 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Note Print version record.
Contents The Rebellion -- I. The Context: Pre-November 1841 -- 1. The United States -- 2. US-British Relations-At the Brink -- 3. The British Bahamas II. Forward: November 1841 -- 4. In Nassau -- 5. In the United States -- 6. Enter Diplomacy; Crisis Averted -- III. Afterward: Post-November 1841 -- 7. Insurance for Slave "Property" -- 8. Should the British Have Freed the Slaves? -- 9. A Former Slave's Heroic Slave.
Summary The Creole Affair is the story of the most successful slave rebellion in modern history. The Creole Affair is just as importantly a story of diplomacy: of two extraordinary non-professional diplomats who cleverly resolved the tensions arising from this historic slave uprising that, had it been allowed to escalate, had the potential for catastrophe.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781442236622 (electronic bk.)
1442236620 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 889674946
Additional Format Print version: Downey, Arthur T. Creole Affair : The Slave Rebellion that Led the U.S. and Great Britain to the Brink of War. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2014 9781442236615

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