Monthly Archives: June 2014

Review: American Slavery, American Freedom

By | June 6, 2014

American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan My rating: 5 of 5 stars Very nimble and clear writing for such a book packed with data and narrative. The author argues that the experience of the Virgina colonies show the natural and inevitable rise in slavery as an American solution to a very real problem… Read More »

Review: Burning Uncle Tom’s Cabin

By | June 5, 2014

Burning Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Carl Waters My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was given this book to read for this review. But I would have read it anyway–it was enjoyable, fast-moving, and clearly written. This book is the tale of George Harris, his wife Eliza (of ice floe fame), son Harry, and those… Read More »