America's longest siege : Charleston, slavery, and the slow march toward Civil War / Joseph Kelly.

An account of the two hundred-year practice of slavery in Charleston examines its hotly contested debates and early slave rebellions through the Nullification crisis and the secession that sparked the Civil War.

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Main Author: Kelly, Joseph, 1962- (Author)
Other title:Charleston, slavery, and the slow march toward Civil War.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : The Overlook Press, 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • The Stono Rebellion
  • The good slave trader
  • We the petty tyrants
  • We the aristocrats
  • The Denmark Vesey Rebellion
  • The first secession
  • The police state
  • The lost generation
  • War.