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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.
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 3 days 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 14 days 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 1 month 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 4 months ago by zendawg
The quality of the book was as advertised. The price was more reasonable than competitor suppliers. We enjoyed the historical content of the story.Published 6 months ago by Herman L. Crawford
When I first read a proof copy a few years ago, I dismissed this as a turgid presentation by a naïve young person eager to write a "politically correct" thesis on an obscure... Read morePublished 6 months ago by margot
This was a gift for one of my sons-in-law who is quite a history buff. He was very pleased to receive it.Published 8 months ago by Frances E. Jones
I LOVE this book! it talks about the little known story of the 1811 New Orleans slave revolt. it should be known that African warfare in the 1780s and 1790s resulted in many slaves... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Phil Historian