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In the Matter of Nat TurnerA Speculative History

In the Matter of Nat Turner: A Speculative History

Christopher Tomlins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691198668
eISBN:
9780691199870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198668.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1831 Virginia, Nat Turner led a band of Southampton County slaves in a rebellion that killed fifty-five whites, mostly women and children. After more than two months in hiding, Turner was ... More

Racial MigrationsNew York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean

Racial Migrations: New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean

Jesse E. Hoffnung-Garskof

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691183534
eISBN:
9780691185750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183534.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the late nineteenth century, a small group of Cubans and Puerto Ricans of African descent settled in the segregated tenements of New York City. At an immigrant educational society in Greenwich ... More

Feeding GothamThe Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Gergely Baics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

New York City witnessed unparalleled growth in the first half of the nineteenth century, its population rising from thirty thousand people to nearly a million in a matter of decades. This book looks ... More

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