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The internal enemy : slavery and war in Virginia, 1772-1832 / Alan Taylor.

Authors: Taylor, Alan, 1955- , author.
Call number: 975.5 TAY
Publication: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Publication date: [2013]
Subject: Slavery -- Virginia -- Tidewater (Region) -- History.
Slaves -- Virginia -- Tidewater (Region) -- History.
Plantation life -- Virginia -- Tidewater (Region) -- History.
Virginia -- History -- War of 1812.
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Participation, African American.
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations, British.
Title: The internal enemy : slavery and war in Virginia, 1772-1832 / Alan Taylor.
Edition: First edition.
Physical description: xiii, 605 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents note: Revolution -- Night and day -- Blood -- Warships -- Invasion -- Lessons -- Plantation -- Flight -- Fight -- Crisis -- Agents -- Fire bell -- Appendix A. Corotoman slave families, 1814 -- Appendix B. Numbers.
Summary note: Drawn from new sources, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian presents a gripping narrative that recreates the events that inspired hundreds of slaves to pressure British admirals into becoming liberators by using their intimate knowledge of the countryside to transform the war.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-584) and index.
ISBN: 9780393073713 (hardcover)
0393073718 (hardcover)
LCCN: 2013009643
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1451796
Bib No.: 1451796

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