The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion

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Paperback. Pub Date: 1990 Pages: 208 in Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers The bloody slave rebellion led by Nat Turner in Virginia in 1831 and the savage reprisals that followed shattered beyond repair the myth of the contented slave and the benign the master and intensified the forces of change that would plunge America into the bloodbath of the Civil War.

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"A penetrating reconstruction of the most disturbing and crucial slave uprising in America's history. ... A vivid and excellent narrative account."--New York Times

"Oates writes in a vivid... fashion constructing a meaningful historical context."--Library Journal

"A penetrating, moving, gripping, eminently successful and readable account of an important event in American history!"--Fort Worth Star-Telegram

"A vivid and convincing re-creation of the rebellion's black and white violence, breathing life into chilling scenes of mayhem, against a background of slave reality and slave-holding mentality."--Publishers Weekly

"A much needed correction to historical fantasies. ... Grounded in the facts and excellently documented, this volume is essential for students of slavery and of the history of violence in America."--FAWN BRODIE, author of "Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History""

A penetrating reconstruction of the most disturbing and crucial slave uprising in America s history. ... A vivid and excellent narrative account. --New York Times"

Oates writes in a vivid... fashion constructing a meaningful historical context. --Library Journal"

A penetrating, moving, gripping, eminently successful and readable account of an important event in American history! --Fort Worth Star-Telegram"

A vivid and convincing re-creation of the rebellion s black and white violence, breathing life into chilling scenes of mayhem, against a background of slave reality and slave-holding mentality. --Publishers Weekly"

A vivid and excellent narrative account. --New York Times"

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Stephen B. Oates is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His books include Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln. Oates has been awarded numerous honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, and Nevins-Freeman Award of the Civil War Round Table of Chicago for lifetime achievement in the field of Civil War studies.

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