Black Rebellion : Five Slave Revolts
Five accounts of slave rebellions (Jamaica, Surinam, Gabriel's Revolt, Denmark Vesey, Nat Turner) as they were described in the 1850s and 1860s by Thomas Wentworth Higginson for the Atlantic Monthly. Because Higginson was reporting on the news as it happened, the book gives the reader an idea of how people at the time were informed about these revolts and what their reaction might have been.
Rebels Against Slavery : American Slave Revolts
A young adult book about slave rebellions, their leaders, and their outcomes by two of the most celebrated African American authors of young adult non-fiction.
The Struggle for Freedom : African American Slave Resistance
Recounts slave rebellions from Gabriel through John Brown in readable prose accessible to young adults and adults alike.
Maintained by the staff of the African American Department, State Library Resource Center, Enoch Pratt Free Library