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Author Rasmussen, Daniel, 1987-

Title American uprising : the untold story of America's largest slave revolt / Daniel Rasmussen.

Imprint [New York] : Harper, c2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    976.303 RAS    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 276 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-264) and index.
Contents Carnival in New Orleans -- Paths to slavery -- A revolutionary forge -- Empire's emissary -- Conquering the frontier -- Masks and motives -- The rebels' pact -- Revolt -- A city in chaos -- A second wind -- The battle -- Heads on poles -- Friends of necessity -- Statehood and the young American nation -- The slaves win their freedom -- The cover-up.
Subject African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Region -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
Slave insurrections -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Region -- History -- 19th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- 19th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations.
ISBN 0061995215 (hc.)
9780061995217 (hc.)

 
    
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