The Gathering Storm: From the Framing of the Constitution to Walker's Appeal (1787-1829)

The Gathering Storm: From the Framing of the Constitution to Walker's Appeal (1787-1829)

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Overview

Examining the spread of slavery to the Old Southwest, this book also zeros in on the daring efforts of African Americans to end slavery and improve life for free blacks. These efforts ranged from revolutions to the establishment of the new nation of Liberia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791026786
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/1996
Series: Milestones in Black American History Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.03(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.33(d)
Age Range: 13 Years

About the Author

Robert Harris is an English author and former journalist. He began his publishing career in non-fiction but is best known for his works of historical fiction. His first novel an alternate history Fatherland was published in 1992 and later adapted by HBO in1994 into a movie. His second novel 1995's Enigma was also made into a film. Harris' 1998 novel Archangel was made into a miniseries for the BBC staring Daniel Craig. in 2006 he published Imperium which was the beginning of his Cicero Trilogy. He is married to Gill Hornby, sister of famous novelist Nick Hornby.

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