Rough Crossings by Simon Schama

"Rough Crossings" is a historical account of the experience of African American slaves during the American Revolution. It focuses on the British promise to grant freedom to slaves who joined their cause, and the subsequent journey of these former slaves to Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone. The book explores the complexities of this period in history, questioning the traditional narrative of the American Revolution and shedding light on the struggle for freedom and equality by African Americans.

The 10649th greatest book of all time


Published
2005
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
478
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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