The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772–1832
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian “Alan Taylor” reveals the pivot in the nation's path between the founding and civil war. The book “The Internal Enemy” contains a searing story of slavery and freedom in the Chesapeake.
Alan Taylor's riveting narrative re-creates the events that inspired black Virginians, haunted slaveholders, and set the nation on a new and dangerous course.
By the time British forces burned Washington, D.C. during the War of 1812, they had on their side hundreds of runaway slaves who acted not only as guides and sailors but also as rebels committed to freeing family members and plundering their former masters.
The large print gives the reader a mind-blowing reading experience and is the right choice to know about American history.
The Internal Enemy comes in a hardcover edition, giving the book durability to stand for many years.
This Virginia history is saddle-stitched, glued, and staples give the inside centerfold a grip to hold the pages.
A Perfect Bound with a thick and rigid cardboard cover, keep the revolutionary war book pages glued together.