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    New York Burning
    Liberty, Slavery, and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan

    by Jill Lepore

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    • Release date: August 8, 2006
    • ISBN: 9781400032266 (1400032261)
    • Genres: history, historical, school, race
    • Publisher: Vintage
    • Language: english
    • Awards: Pulitzer Prize Nominee for History (2006), Anisfield-Wolf Book Award (2006), New York City Book Award for Book of the Year (2005)
    • Author: Jill Lepore
    • Format: paperback, 352 pages

    About The Book

    Pulitzer Prize Finalist

    Anisfield-Wolf Award Winner

    Over a frigid few weeks in the winter of 1741, ten fires blazed across Manhattan. With each new fire, panicked whites saw more evidence of a slave uprising. In the end, thirteen black men were burned at the stake, seventeen were hanged and more than one hundred black men and women were thrown into a dungeon beneath City Hall.

    In New York Burning, Bancroft Prize-winning historian Jill Lepore recounts these dramatic events, re-creating, with path-breaking research, the nascent New York of the seventeenth century. Even then, the city was a rich mosaic of cultures, communities and colors, with slaves making up a full one-fifth of the population. Exploring the political and social climate of the times, Lepore dramatically shows how, in a city rife with state intrigue and terror, the threat of black rebellion united the white political pluralities in a frenzy of racial fear and violence.

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