American uprising : the untold story of America's largest slave revolt / Daniel Rasmussen.
Author: Rasmussen, Daniel, 1987-
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2011.
Description: p. cm.
Subject: Slave insurrections Louisiana New Orleans Region History 19th century.
Slavery Louisiana New Orleans Region History 19th century.
African Americans Louisiana New Orleans Region History 19th century.
New Orleans Region (La.) History 19th century.
New Orleans Region (La.) Race relations.
Contents: Carnival in New Orleans -- Paths to slavery -- A revolutionary forge -- Empire's emissary -- Conquering the frontier -- Masks and motives -- The rebels' pact -- Revolt -- A city in chaos -- A second wind -- The battle -- Heads on poles -- Friends of necessity -- Statehood and the young American nation -- The slaves win their freedom -- The cover up.