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I highly recommend this book not only to history buffs, but to any one looking for a great read.
Immensely readable and well-researched, Daniel Rasmussen's American Uprising is the rare book that manages to both educate and entertain.
The first contact with the book is very interesting: the paper itself makes you feel what you will read.
This book is extremely well written and very interesting. I highly recommend this book. I was born and bred here in Louisiana and I knew just a tiny bit of one slave rebellion but... Read morePublished 7 days ago by JulianaElise
I loved the story telling in this book. I had to read it for a slave history class in college, and I have re-read it several times since then. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Angela Miller
A must read!
We're living in the age of "information and ignorance"! Education is key.
We must get in touch with our humanity. Read more
I was looking for an unbiased history book on American Slavery. It is an interesting topic which I am trying to understand. The authors bias is present throughout the book. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jeff Jensen
I read this just before the Ferguson, MO incident. So, this gave me some great context for this area of the country.Published 5 months ago by Shang R.
A handful of facts have been pressed into this book which should have been full of excitement and tension. Read morePublished 6 months ago by C. Lee
Having grown up in Mississippi and Louisiana, including several years in New Orleans, I'm always interested in books on the history of the region. Read morePublished 9 months ago by zendawg