• American Slavery: History in an Hour

  • By: Kat Smutz
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (126 ratings)

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American Slavery: History in an Hour

By: Kat Smutz
Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
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Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. From the first slaves arriving in Jamestown in 1619, the cotton fields in the Southern States, and shipbuilding in New England, to the slaves who laid down their lives in war so that Americans could be free, American Slavery in an Hour covers the breadth of the subject without sacrificing important historical and cultural details. An important and dark time in Black - and American - history, the era of American slavery is explored in American Slavery in an Hour, which will explain the key facts and give you a clear overview of this much discussed period of history, as well as its legacy in modern America. Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.…

©2013 Kat Smutz (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: History

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"If the past is a foreign country, History in an Hour is like a high-class tour operator, offering delightfully enjoyable short breaks in the rich and diverse continent of our shared past." (Dominic Sandbrook)
"The practice of history is ever-evolving, and the History in an Hour idea brings it back up to date for the digital age." (Andrew Roberts, Bookseller)
"This is genius." ( MacWorld.com)

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