Nat Turner

Nat Turner: Selected full-text books and articles

The Confessions of Nat Turner, the Leader of the Late Insurrection in Southampton, Va. By Nat Turner; Thomas R. Gray University of North Carolina Press, 2011
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Nat Turner: A Slave Rebellion in History and Memory By Kenneth S. Greenberg Oxford University Press, 2003
American Negro Slave Revolts By Herbert Aptheker International Publishers, 1993 (6th edition)
Librarian's tip: Chap. 12 "The Turner Cataclysm"
A Baker's Dozen: Thirteen Unusual Americans By Russel B. Nye Michigan State University Press, 1956
Librarian's tip: "Nat Turner" begins on p. 233
American Mobbing, 1828-1861: Toward Civil War By David Grimsted Oxford University Press, 1998
Librarian's tip: Chap. 5 "Black Fears"
Freedom of Thought in the Old South By Clement Eaton Duke University Press, 1940
Librarian's tip: Chap. 4 "The Fear of Servile Insurrection"
Voices of the Fugitives: Runaway Slave Stories and Their Fictions of Self-Creation By Sterling Lecater Bland Jr Praeger, 2000
Librarian's tip: Chap. 2 "Religion, Revolt, and the Commodification of Language: The Limitations of "Voice" In the Confessions of Nat Turner"
Neo-Slave Narratives: Studies in the Social Logic of a Literary Form By Ashraf H. A. Rushdy Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian's tip: Chap. 3 "The Discourse Mobilized: The Debate over William Styron's 'The Confessions of Nat Turner'"
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