New York Burning

New York Burning

Liberty and Slavery in An Eighteenth-century City

Book - 2005
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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, examining the interactions between slaves and their masters, the influence of the threat of black rebellion, and the implications of the events of the era in terms of American politics and history.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781400040292
Branch Call Number: 974.7102 L558n 2005
Characteristics: 323 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.


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