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              In the Matter of Nat Turner: A Speculative History
               

              In the Matter of Nat Turner: A Speculative History (Hardback)

              By Tomlins, Christopher

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              A bold new interpretation of Nat Turner and the slave rebellion that stunned the American South In 1831 Virginia, Nat Turner led a band of Southampton County slaves in a rebellion that killed fifty-five whites, mostly women and children. After more than two months in hiding, Turn...er was captured, and quickly convicted and executed. In the Matter of Nat Turner penetrates the historical caricature of Turner as befuddled mystic and self-styled Baptist preacher to recover the haunting persona of this legendary American slave rebel, telling of his self-discovery and the dawning of his Christian faith, of an impossible task given to him by God, and of redemptive violence and profane retribution. Much about Turner remains unknown. His extraordinary account of his life and rebellion, given in chains as he awaited trial in jail, was written down by an opportunistic white attorney and sold as a pamphlet to cash in on Turner's notoriety. But the enigmatic rebel leader had an immediate and broad impact on the American South, and his rebellion remains one of the most momentous episodes in American history. Christopher Tomlins provides a luminous account of Turner's intellectual development, religious cosmology, and motivations, and offers an original and incisive analysis of the Turner Rebellion itself and its impact on Virginia politics. Tomlins also undertakes a deeply critical examination of William Styron's 1967 novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner, which restored Turner to the American consciousness in the era of civil rights, black power, and urban riots. A speculative history that recovers Turner from the few shards of evidence we have about his life, In the Matter of Nat Turner is also a unique speculation about the meaning and uses of history itself.
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              ISBN 9780691198668
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2020
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
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              The Cambridge History of Law in America
               

              The Cambridge History of Law in America (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Grossberg, Michael; Tomlins, Christopher

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              This volume covers the twentieth century after World War I and makes predictions for the twenty-first century.

              ISBN 9781107640887
              Released NZ 21 Nov 2011
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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              Series The Cambridge History of Law in America 3 Volume Paperback Set
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              The Bondsman's Burden: An Economic Analysis of the Common Law of Southern Slavery
               

              The Bondsman's Burden: An Economic Analysis of the Common Law of Southern Slavery (Hardback)

              By Wahl, Jenny Bourne; Series edited by Tomlins, Christopher

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              A rigorous, compelling economic analysis of the common law of Southern slavery, inspecting thousands of legal disputes.

              ISBN 9780521592383
              Released NZ 25 May 1998
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society
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              The Cambridge History of Law in America 3 Volume Paperback Set
                

              The Cambridge History of Law in America 3 Volume Paperback Set (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, Contains 3 Paperback / softbacks)

              Edited by Grossberg, Michael; Tomlins, Christopher

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              Sixty leading law historians present a full account of the history of American law.

              ISBN 9781107665620
              Released NZ 21 Nov 2011
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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              Series The Cambridge History of Law in America
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              The Cambridge History of Law in America
               

              The Cambridge History of Law in America (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Grossberg, Michael; Tomlins, Christopher

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              This volume covers American law from the earliest settlement and colonization of North America.

              ISBN 9781107605053
              Released NZ 21 Nov 2011
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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              The Cambridge History of Law in America
               

              The Cambridge History of Law in America (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Grossberg, Michael; Tomlins, Christopher

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              This volume covers American law in the nineteenth century and describes the development of modern legal systems.

              ISBN 9781107608658
              Released NZ 21 Nov 2011
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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              The Cambridge History of Law in America

              The Cambridge History of Law in America (Hardback)

              Edited by Grossberg, Michael; Tomlins, Christopher

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              This volume covers American law from the earliest settlement and colonization of North America.

              ISBN 9780521803052
              Released NZ 28 Apr 2008
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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              Series The Cambridge History of Law in America
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              The Cambridge History of Law in America
               

              The Cambridge History of Law in America (Hardback)

              Edited by Grossberg, Michael; Tomlins, Christopher

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              This volume covers American law in the nineteenth century and describes the development of modern legal systems.

              ISBN 9780521803069
              Released NZ 28 Apr 2008
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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              Series The Cambridge History of Law in America
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              The Cambridge History of Law in America 3 Volume Hardback Set
               

              The Cambridge History of Law in America 3 Volume Hardback Set (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, Contains 3 Hardbacks)

              Edited by Grossberg, Michael; Tomlins, Christopher

              • RRP: $692.99
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              Sixty leading law historians present a full account of the history of American law.

              ISBN 9780521803045
              Released NZ 21 Apr 2008
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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              Series The Cambridge History of Law in America
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              The Bondsman's Burden: An Economic Analysis of the Common Law of Southern Slavery
               

              The Bondsman's Burden: An Economic Analysis of the Common Law of Southern Slavery (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wahl, Jenny Bourne; Series edited by Tomlins, Christopher

              • RRP: $113.99
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              A rigorous, compelling economic analysis of the common law of Southern slavery, inspecting thousands of legal disputes.

              ISBN 9780521521383
              Released NZ 4 Sep 2003
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society
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