Slavery in the United States. Antislavery movements

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The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion

The Fires of Jubilee

Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion

HarperCollins (2009)
CA$11.99

The bloody slave rebellion led by Nat Turner in Virginia in 1831 and the savage reprisals that...

Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made

Roll, Jordan, Roll

The World the Slaves Made

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2011)
CA$22.99

This landmark history of slavery in the South—a winner of the Bancroft Prize—challenged conventional...

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave
The Floating Press (2008)
CA$8.02

Frederick Douglass was an ex-slave and a great orator in early 19th-century USA. His autobiography...

Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom

Harriet Tubman

The Road to Freedom

Little, Brown and Company (2004)
CA$12.99

Who was Harriet Tubman? To John Brown, the leader of the Harpers Ferry slave uprising, she was...

In Search of the Promised Land: A Slave Family in the Old South
Oxford University Press (2005)
CA$15.14

Based on family letters and other first-hand evidence, this remarkable piece of detective work...

Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

Inhuman Bondage

The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

Oxford University Press (2006)
CA$17.80

A definitive history by a writer deeply immersed in the subject, Inhuman Bondage offers a...

Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household

Out of the House of Bondage

The Transformation of the Plantation Household

Cambridge University Press (2008)
CA$28.45

Glymph challenges popular depictions of mistresses as 'friends' and 'allies' of slaves in the...

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Penguin Publishing Group (2000)
CA$12.99

One of the central firsthand accounts of slavery in America A haunting, evocative recounting of...

The Plantation Mistress
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2010)
CA$13.99

This pioneering study of the much-mythologized Southern belle offers the first serious look at the...

Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy

Mutiny on the Amistad

The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy

Oxford University Press (1997)
CA$20.17

This volume presents the first full-scale treatment of the only instance in history where African...