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""American Uprising" offers a detailed, fascinating glimpse into a previously ignored part of history."--"The Fort Worth Star-Telegram" "An incredible true story."--"New York Post" "American Uprising" offers a detailed, fascinating glimpse into a previously ignored part of history. --"The Fort Worth Star-Telegram"" An incredible true story. --"New York Post"" "Rasmussen has illuminated a remarkable event long obscured by the years."--The Charleston Post and Courier "Rasmussen adds fresh research to the story of the 1811 revolt, ushering it into the context of slavery, the history of the South, and the ugly brutality our nation built itself on. . . . Great reading for anyone interested in history."--The Portland Book Review "A deeply researched, vividly written, and highly original account of the largest slave revolt in the nineteenth-century United States. . . . Thanks to Rasmussen, we now have the full story of this dramatic moment in the struggle for freedom in this country."--Eric Foner "New Orleans has been the scene of many dark adventures, but none so shocking as the slave rebellion of 1811. Daniel Rasmussen has unearthed a stunning tale of freedom and repression and told it in gripping fashion."--Evan Thomas "Rasmussen provides a provocative, reader-friendly, though well-researched, account of the largest slave revolt in American history."--The Monroe News Star "Daniel Rasmussen has performed an important service for American history. . .American Uprising challenges much of what we think we know about American slavery."--The St. Louis American "An incredible true story."--New York Post "American Uprising offers a detailed, fascinating glimpse into a previously ignored part of history."--The Fort Worth Star-Telegram "An important book. . .This tale deserves to be much better known, as does the larger story of slave resistance. American Uprising represents a signal achievement."--The Cleveland Plain Dealer "A crisp, confident writer, Rasmussen tells this story with verve."--John Stauffer, The Wall Street Journal "A chilling and suspenseful account [of] the culmination of a signal episode in the history of American race relations."--Adam Goodheart, The New York Times Book Review Rasmussen has illuminated a remarkable event long obscured by the years. --The Charleston Post and Courier" Rasmussen adds fresh research to the story of the 1811 revolt, ushering it into the context of slavery, the history of the South, and the ugly brutality our nation built itself on. . . . Great reading for anyone interested in history. --The Portland Book Review" A deeply researched, vividly written, and highly original account of the largest slave revolt in the nineteenth-century United States. . . . Thanks to Rasmussen, we now have the full story of this dramatic moment in the struggle for freedom in this country. --Eric Foner" New Orleans has been the scene of many dark adventures, but none so shocking as the slave rebellion of 1811. Daniel Rasmussen has unearthed a stunning tale of freedom and repression and told it in gripping fashion. --Evan Thomas" Rasmussen provides a provocative, reader-friendly, though well-researched, account of the largest slave revolt in American history. --The Monroe News Star" Daniel Rasmussen has performed an important service for American history. . .American Uprising challenges much of what we think we know about American slavery. --The St. Louis American" An incredible true story. --New York Post" American Uprising offers a detailed, fascinating glimpse into a previously ignored part of history. --The Fort Worth Star-Telegram" An important book. . .This tale deserves to be much better known, as does the larger story of slave resistance. American Uprising represents a signal achievement. --The Cleveland Plain Dealer" A crisp, confident writer, Rasmussen tells this story with verve. --John Stauffer, The Wall Street Journal" A chilling and suspenseful account [of] the culmination of a signal episode in the history of American race relations. --Adam Goodheart, The New York Times Book Review"

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