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The Internal Enemy - a book by Taylor, Alan

The Internal Enemy

Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832

The Internal Enemy( )
Author: Taylor, Alan
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for HistoryThis searing story of slavery and freedom in the Chesapeake by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian reveals the pivot in the nation's path between the founding and civil war.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / South (Al, Ar, Fl, Ga, Ky, La, Ms, Nc, Sc, Tn, Va, Wv)
History / United States / General
History / Military / War Of 1812
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.7 x 9.8 x 2.1 Inches
Book Weight:2.37 Pounds
Author Biography
Taylor, Alan (Author)
Alan Shaw Taylor was born in 1955 in Portland, Maine. He graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine in 1977. He went on to earn his PhD. from Brandeis University in 1986. He has become a professor of history at the University of California.

Taylor is best known for his contributions to microhistory which he demonstrated in his Pulitzer Prize winning history of William Cooper and the settlement of Cooperstown, New York. In this work, Alan Taylor uses court records, land records, letters and diaries to reconstruct the economic, political and socila history of New England and the settlement of New York. He is also a regular contributor of book reviews and essays to The New Republic. His books include William Cooper's Town: Power & Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic, which won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for history and the Bancroft Prize in American History. In 2014, he once again won the Pulitzer Prize for History in his title: The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832.


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