Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire by Tom Zoellner

In 1831 enslaved Jamaicans revolted. What began as a peaceful movement soon became a bloodbath as British troops retaliated. Tom Zoellner tells the inspiring story of the uprising that galvanized antislavery forces in Britain and led directly to abolition two years later.

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The 653rd greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - National Book Critics Circle Award - Nonfiction (National Book Critics Circle)

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Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire Paperback 924620 $18.95 2022
Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire Hardcover 113177 $28.49 $24.97 2020