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Stedman, John Gabriel 1744-1797

Overview
Works: 165 works in 472 publications in 6 languages and 3,843 library holdings
Genres: History  Maps  Biography  Juvenile works  Sources  Pictorial works  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Cartographer, Contributor, Other
Classifications: F2410, 988.301
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Narrative of a five years expedition against the revolted Negroes of Surinam : transcribed for the first time from the original 1790 manuscript by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

46 editions published between 1796 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reisverslag van een Schotse militair in Nederlandse dienst die van 1773 tot 1777 deelnam aan expedities tegen ontvluchte slaven in Suriname
The journal of John Gabriel Stedman, 1744-1797, soldier and author, including an authentic account of his expedition to Surinam in 1772 by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

12 editions published between 1911 and 1962 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative, of a five years' expedition, against the revolted Negroes of Surinam, in Guiana, on the wild coast of South America, from the year 1772, to 1777 : elucidating the history of that country, and describing its productions, viz. quadrupedes, birds, fishes, reptiles, trees, shrubs, fruits, & roots; with an account of the Indians of Guiana, & Negroes of Guinea by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

55 editions published between 1796 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's manuscript of Stedman's Narrative first printed in London in 1796. Richard and Sally Price date the manuscript 1790. Cf. Narrative of a five years expedition against the revolted Negroes of Surinam / edited, and with an introduction and notes, by Richard Price & Sally Price. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988
Reize naar Surinamen : en door de binnenste gedeelten van Guiana by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

14 editions published between 1799 and 2014 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reisverslag van een Schotse militair in Nederlandse dienst die van 1773 tot 1777 deelnam aan expedities tegen ontvluchte slaven in Suriname
Narrative, of a five years' expedition, against the revolted Negroes of Surinam in Guiana by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

2 editions published in 1806 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reize naar Surinamen en door de binnenste gedeelten van Guiana by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in Dutch and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage à Surinam by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

6 editions published in 1960 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of Joanna, an emancipated slave of Surinam by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

3 editions published in 1838 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reize naar Surinamen, en door de binnenste gedeelten van Guiana; by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

3 editions published in 1799 in Dutch and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reize naar Surinamen, en door de binnenste gedeelten van Guiana; by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

2 editions published in 1800 in Dutch and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reize naar Surinamen, en door de binnenste gedeelten van Guiana; by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

3 editions published in 1800 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of Joanna, an emancipated slave of Surinam : from Stedman's Narrative of a five year's expedition against the revolted Negroes of Surinam by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

3 editions published in 1838 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Gabriel Stedman, of Holland, was a lieutenant-colonel in the Dutch military and served in Surinam (Dutch Guiana) where he married a mulatto slave named Joanna and fathered a son. This compilation of excerpts from Stedman's narrative concern Joanna and their son, and begins with Stedman and Joanna's first meeting while she was a slave, their marriage, early life together, difficulty in securing freedom for Joanna and her son. Stedman praises Joanna's personality and sweet nature, describing instances of her loyalty, concern, and devotion during his absences and illnesses. Through Stedman's efforts, both were eventually freed from slavery, but they remained in Surinam when he returned to Holland. In Stedman's account, Joanna refused to return to Europe with him, and he learned about her death soon after his return. Includes two poems at the end of the work, "A Negro Mother's Appeal," and "The Slave-Dealer."
Soldier in paradise; the life of Captain John Stedman, 1744-1797 by Louise Collis( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viaggio al Surinam e nell' interno della Guiana ossia relazione di cinque anni di corse e di osservazioni fatte in questo interessante e poco conosciuto paese by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

6 editions published in 1818 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stedmans Nachrichten von Suriname, dem letzen Aufruhr der dortigen Negersclaven und ihrer Bezwingung in den Jahren 1772 bis 1777 by John Gabriel Stedman( Book )

6 editions published between 1797 and 2013 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Narrative of a five years expedition against the revolted Negroes of Surinam : transcribed for the first time from the original 1790 manuscript
Alternative Names
Jean-Gabriel Stedman

John Gabriël Stedman Brits auteur

John Gabriel Stedman schottisch-niederländischer Soldat und Autor eines Buches über Suriname

Stedman 1744-1797

Stedman, J. G.

Stedman, J.G. 1744-1797

Stedman Jean-Gabriel 1744-1797

Stedman, John 1744-1797

Stedman, John G. 1744-1797

Stedman, John Gabriel

Stedman, John-Gabriel 1744-1797

Stedmann, John Gabriel 1744-1797

ジョン・ガブリエル・ステッドマン

Languages
English (173)

French (39)

Dutch (31)

German (26)

Italian (8)

Swedish (6)

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