book review - Title Fires of Jubilee By Stephen B Oates...

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Title: Fires of Jubilee By: Stephen B. Oates Publication: New York: Harper & Row, 1975 Pages: 208 Author Stephen Oates writes the Fires of Jubilee. He is Civil War historian; Stephen Oates is the author of sixteen books on that period. Stephen Oates was a form history professor at University of Massachusetts Amherst . Oates received the 1993 Nevins-Freeman Award of the Chicago Civil War Round Table for his historical work on the American Civil War. The fire of Jubilee is Stephen B. Oates narrative of the dramatic events, which took place in South Hampton, Virginia in 1831. His book contains his analysis and historiography. But the vast majority of the book tells the violent events of the slave’s rebellion that broke out, that’s associated with leader Nat Turner. Stephen B. Oates did a study to do an accurate portrayal of Nat Turner who was an important part of American history. Oates starts the book with a biography of Nat Turner. He was born on October 17, 1800 in Southampton County, Virginia. His mother Nancy was brought to America in 1795. The man who purchased her was Benjamin Turner, a wealthy
tidewater planter. Nancy married a slave whose

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