11 26 2014
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The Wake of Vanport oral history
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Tale of Revolution-Era Slaves Told in Audio Book

Simon Schama's "Rough Crossing: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution" (Ecco audio, $29.95) offers an often startling reappraisal of one of the most studied — and glorified — moments in history, presenting the War of Independence from the vantage point of the tens of thousands of slaves who did not share in the much-ballyhooed promise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.


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