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America's longest siege : Charleston, slavery, and the slow march toward Civil War

Author: Joseph Kelly
Publisher: New York, NY : The Overlook Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the two hundred-year practice of slavery in Charleston examines its hotly contested debates and early slave rebellions through the Nullification crisis and the secession that sparked the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Kelly
ISBN: 159020719X 9781590207192 9781468308921 1468308920
OCLC Number: 814455027
Description: 384 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Stono Rebellion --
The good slave trader --
We the petty tyrants --
We the aristocrats --
The Denmark Vesey Rebellion --
The first secession --
The police state --
The lost generation --
War.
Other Titles: Charleston, slavery, and the slow march toward Civil War
Responsibility: Joseph Kelly.

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An account of the two hundred-year practice of slavery in Charleston examines its hotly contested debates and early slave rebellions through the Nullification crisis and the secession that sparked the Civil War.
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