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Denmark Vesey

Author: David Robertson
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2000, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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A close-up portrait of Denmark Vesey, leader of a failed slave revolt in South Carolina, describes Vesey's role as leader of a messianic crusade for freedom, his betrayal and death, and the long-term social and political consequences of the failed revolt.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
History
Named Person: Denmark Vesey; Denmark Vesey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Robertson
ISBN: 0679762183 9780679762188 067944288X 9780679442882
OCLC Number: 44945306
Notes: Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
"The buried story of America's largest slave rebellion and the man who led it"--Cover.
Description: x, 202 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction. Reality of Denmark Vesey --
ch. 1. Men from Barbados --
ch. 2. Place called Charleston in the Christian language --
ch. 3. African Church and Denmark Vesey as prophet --
ch. 4. Nothing can be done without fire --
ch. 5. Theater of terror: the magnolia curtain and the sable curtain --
ch. 6. Trials of Vesey and his conspirators --
ch. 7. Shock of executions: Denmark Vesey as a national figure --
ch. 8. Darkness of slavery: Denmark Vesey as a historical figure --
ch. 9. Remembering Denmark Vesey as a black leader --
Postscript: a personal conclusion: Spartacus's list and the search for Vesey's grave --
Appendix. List of those who died with Denmark Vesey, 1822.
Responsibility: David Robertson.

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A close-up portrait of Denmark Vesey, leader of a failed slave revolt in South Carolina, describes Vesey's role as leader of a messianic crusade for freedom, his betrayal and death, and the long-term social and political consequences of the failed revolt.

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