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Nat Turner : a slave rebellion in history and memory

Author: Kenneth S Greenberg
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leader of an important slave rebellion, murderer of unarmed men and women, beacon of freedom, and religious fanatic - the contradictory figure of Nat Turner represents all the terrible complexities  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nat Turner; Nat Turner; Nat Turner; Nat Turner; Nat Turner; Nat Turner; Nat Turner
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth S Greenberg
ISBN: 0195134044 9780195134049 9780195177565 0195177568
OCLC Number: 49699421
Description: xix, 289 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Name, face, body / Kenneth S. Greenberg --
The construction of The confessions of Nat Turner / David F. Almendinger, Jr.--
The event / Herbert Aptheker --
Covenant in Jerusalem / Thomas C. Parramore --
Symptoms of liberty and blackhead signposts: David Walker and Nat Turner / Vincent Harding --
A prophet in his own land: support for Nat Turner and his rebellion within Southampton's black community / Patrick H. Breen --
Reading, revelation, and rebellion: the textual communities of Gabriel, Denmark Vesey, and Nat Turner / James Sidbury --
Nat Turner in a hemispheric context / Douglas R. Egerton --
Nat Turner and sectional crisis / Louis P. Masur --
"What happened in this place?": In search of the female slave in the Nat Turner slave insurrection / Mary Kemp Davis --
Styron's choice: a meditation on history, literature, and moral imperatives / Charles Joyner --
Interview with William Styron --
Interview with Alvin F. Poussaint --
Epilogue: Nat Turner in Hollywood / Kenneth S. Greenberg.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth S. Greenberg.
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