Item #048413 American Negro Slave Revolts. Herbert Aptheker.

American Negro Slave Revolts

New York: Columbia, 1943.

First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Item #048413

Original pale green wraps, edges chipped on rear cover. The PhD thesis that was published the next year as a book. Very scarce in this form. Apparently unchanged or nearly so, the book was also 409pp

The first in depth study of slave revolts, it shattered the current dogma that slaves were passive victims and showed how uprisings not only occurred but were common. He was a close friend of W.E.B. Dubois and often censored for his communist party membership. His 1931 master's thesis on Nat Turner preceded and laid the groundwork for this. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Americana; History. Inventory No: 048413.

Price: $650.00

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