HarperCollins, 28 apr. 2009 - 512 pagina's
If you were black in America at the start of the Revolutionary War, which side would you want to win?
When the last British governor of Virginia declared that any rebel-owned slave who escaped and served the king would be emancipated, tens of thousands of slaves fled from farms, plantations, and cities to try to reach the British camp. A military strategy originally designed to break the plantations of the American South had unleashed one of the great exoduses in U.S. history. With powerfully vivid storytelling, Schama details the odyssey of the escaped blacks through the fires of war and the terror of potential recapture, shedding light on an extraordinary, little-known chapter in the dark saga of American slavery.
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Review: Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American RevolutionGebruikersrecensie - Kathie H - Goodreads
I've never seen our forefathers as paragons whom I should blindly adore. But after reading Rough Crossings, I want to spray graffiti all over the slaveholders' plantations; Mount Vernon, Monticello ... Volledige recensie lezen
Review: Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American RevolutionGebruikersrecensie - Vincent Kiernan - Goodreads
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