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New York burning : liberty, slavery, and conspiracy in eighteenth-century Manhattan

Author: Jill Lepore
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A chronicle of an alleged eighteenth-century slave conspiracy to destroy New York City explores the social and political climate of the 1730s and 1740s and the implications of the conspiracy in terms of American politics and history.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Lepore
ISBN: 1400040299 9781400040292
OCLC Number: 56334128
Description: xx, 323 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Plot --
Ice --
Fire --
Stone --
Paper --
Water --
Blood --
Ink --
Dust.
Responsibility: Jill Lepore.
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A chronicle of an alleged eighteenth-century slave conspiracy to destroy New York City explores the social and political climate of the 1730s and 1740s and the implications of the conspiracy in terms of American politics and history.

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