Neighborhoods and Nat Turner: The Making of a Slave Rebel and the Unmaking of a Slave Rebellion

@article{E2007NeighborhoodsAN,
  title={Neighborhoods and Nat Turner: The Making of a Slave Rebel and the Unmaking of a Slave Rebellion},
  author={Kursanova E.},
  journal={Journal of the Early Republic},
  year={2007},
  volume={27},
  pages={705 - 720}
}
  • K. E.
  • Published 4 December 2007
  • History
  • Journal of the Early Republic
This article reinterprets Nat Turner's rebellion based on a rereading of The Confessions of Nat Turner elaborating its pervasive theme of neighborhood. A comparison of The Confessions with contemporary newspaper accounts suggests Turner's talk of neighborhood throughout the document is authentic. According to Turner, an ongoing, often contentious negotiation with other slaves gave him a unique place in their neighborhood. He stood out for his precocious intellectual abilities yet reluctantly… 

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