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Author Robertson, David, 1947 Aug. 11-
Title Denmark Vesey : the buried story of America's largest slave rebellion and the man who led it / David Robertson.
Publication Info. New York : Vintage Books, 2000, c1999.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 7  92 V5760 R    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st Vintage Books ed.
Description x, 202 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Note Subtitle from cover.
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-192) and index.
Contents Introduction. Reality of Denmark Vesey -- ch. 1. Men from Barbados -- ch. 2. Place called Charleston in the Christian language -- ch. 3. African Church and Denmark Vesey as prophet -- ch. 4. Nothing can be done without fire -- ch. 5. Theater of terror: the magnolia curtain and the sable curtain -- ch. 6. Trials of Vesey and his conspirators -- ch. 7. Shock of executions: Denmark Vesey as a national figure -- ch. 8. Darkness of slavery: Denmark Vesey as a historical figure -- ch. 9. Remembering Denmark Vesey as a black leader -- Postscript: a personal conclusion: Spartacus's list and the search for Vesey's grave -- Appendix. List of those who died with Denmark Vesey, 1822.
Subject Vesey, Denmark, approximately 1767-1822.
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Biography.
Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Slave Insurrection, 1822.
Slave insurrections -- South Carolina -- Charleston.
Slaves -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Biography.
ISBN 0679762183 (pbk.)