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9 Books To Learn More About Important Slave Uprisings

Expand your knowledge about the history of slavery and the major role slaves played in their emancipation through these books about slave uprisings.

I Learned More about Slavery from Fiction than Public Education

Before I began my summer course on Shakespeare, I was (per usual) reading multiple books at once. On my Kindle ...

The Astonishing Authorship of Aphra Behn

Aphra Behn (1640–1689) is the first woman in the Western world known to have made her living as a writer. ...

New Kinds of Historical Narratives: An Interview With Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Dolen Perkins-Valdez is known for work that uses historical settings to examine complicated issues of humanity, relationships, race, and class. ...