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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 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 11 days 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 20 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 1 month 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 2 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 5 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 We enjoyed the historical content of the story.Published 7 months ago by Herman L. Crawford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 7 months ago by margot