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Author LinkTaylor, Alan,1955-author.
Title LinkThe internal enemy : slavery and war in Virginia, 1772-1832 / Alan Taylor.
Edition First edition.
Distribution New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Description xiii, 605 pages :  illustrations, maps ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-584) and index.
Contents Contents: Revolution -- Night and day -- Blood -- Warships -- Invasion -- Lessons -- Plantation -- Flight -- Fight -- Crisis -- Agents -- Fire bell -- Appendix A. Corotoman slave families, 1814 -- Appendix B. Numbers.
Summary Drawn from new sources, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian presents a gripping narrative that recreates the events that inspired hundreds of slaves to pressure British admirals into becoming liberators by using their intimate knowledge of the countryside to transform the war.
Subject LinkSlavery -- Virginia -- Tidewater (Region) -- History.
LinkSlaves -- Virginia -- Tidewater (Region) -- History.
LinkPlantation life -- Virginia -- Tidewater (Region) -- History.
LinkVirginia -- History -- War of 1812.
LinkUnited States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Participation, African American.
LinkUnited States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations, British.

System Number 000677035
ISBN Link9780393073713 (hardcover) : $35.00
Link0393073718 (hardcover)

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