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The fires of jubilee

Nat Turner"s fierce rebellion

by Stephen B. Oates

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turner, Nat, 1800?-1831,
  • Southampton Insurrection, 1831

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen B. Oates.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF232.S7 O22 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 187 p. :
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5042258M
    ISBN 100060132280
    LC Control Number74001584

      In The Fires of Jubilee, Stephen B. Oates, the award-winning biographer of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr., presents a gripping and insightful narrative of the rebellion—the complex, gifted, and driven man who led it, the social conditions that produced it, and the legacy it left/5(7). The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion The Fires of Jubilee, is a well written recollection of the slave insurrection led by Nathaniel Turner. It portrays the events leading towards the civil war and the shattered myth of contented slaves in the South. The book is divided into four. This document is a study guide for Stephen B. Oates biography of Nat Turner, "The Fires of Jubilee." The book is a practical reading vehicle for introducing Nat Turner to secondary students in grades 11 and Oates divides his work into four parts, which could provide the basis for four reading assignments, although the sections are not of equal : Ron Briley.


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Oates, author's purpose for writing the book The author wrote this book to transport readers back to Nat's time so that the might suffer with him and see the world of slavery and the Old South through his eyes (ix).

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Here is the dramatic re-creation of the turbulent. The Fires of Jubilee This book by Stephen B. Oates describes a sad and tragic story about a man named Nat Turner who was born into slavery and his fight to be free. Ironically, his willingness to do anything, even kill, to gain his freedom leads to his own demise.

There seemed to be a whole lot of leaps in what happened in this book vs. what I know to be true of slavery times. The plot was okay, but it certainly dragged on at some points. My classroom library won't be missing out if this one leaves the shelvesReading this one to try to generate more interest in it, as it hasn't left my /5.

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Oates is an award winning Civil War era expert. The Fires of Jubilee is just one of sixteen books that he has written.

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Oates, is about a slave rebellion led by Nat Turner. This insurrection was so potent that it devastated the South and planted the seeds for Civil War. For the most part, the novel is a biography of Nat Turner.

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This book is a non - fiction book and describes the history of slaves who rebelled against the white supremacy. The author sets images of story for reader to understand the purpose of the book.

This is a straightforward account of Nat Turner, his slave uprising, and the Virginia backwater in which it took place. Oates describes Turner's brilliance as a child, his marriage, his expectations of being freed and his shattered hopes after he was sold.

The gory rampage itself and its quick suppression take up a good part of the book. Oates does not engage in psychological speculations or.

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It is set in the backdrop of Virginia backwater where it took place. Oates through most of this book depicts Turner’s life as a brilliant was brilliant and spectacular as a child. He hoped and expected to be free but his. The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner’s Fierce Rebellion By: Stephen B.

Oats Dual Credit U.S. History 2nd-Nine Week Book Report By Taina Ferrer Shoemaker High School Decem Stephen B. Oates, author of The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner’s Fierce Rebellion was a professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and he was an expert in 19th-century American history.

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Stephen B. Oates (born ) is a former professor of history at the University of Massachusetts is an expert in 19th-century United States history. Oates wrote 16 books during his career, all following the same theme, biographies of 19th-century American historical figures.

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On the wall of my study, I keep a likeness of Nat, along with photo-graphs of John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and Martin Luther King, Jr.—the subjects of three of my other biographies. The book, “The Fires of Jubilee” is an outstanding take on slavery in Virginia, told mostly through slave, Nat Turners point-of-view on how the events of his fierce revolution had occurred.

The Author, Stephen B. Oates, is a history professor who went out to do research on Nat Turner and used documents and witness accounts to put together.

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They have been translated into several languages.1/5(3). From the beginning of seventeenth century slavery, southern whites were very precautious about inflicted brutal punishment on rebellious negroes. In a full scale rebellion took place in Santo Domingo.

The southern world was rocked by the news of the Haitian. Stephen B. Oates sets out to trace the life of Nat Turner in his book The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner’s Fierce Rebellion. He approaches this topic primarily to achieve a scholarly study on Turner, but partially to refute the negative scholarship on Turner.

Finally, he gives an analysis of the impact which the revolt had on southerners. Thus, as Walker points out in her book How I Wrote “Jubilee” (), the novel has a solid basis in oral tradition, which was later amplified with the extensive study of slave narratives.

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In The Fires of Jubilee, Stephen B. Oates, the award-winning biographer of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr., presents a gripping and insightful narrative of the rebellion—the complex, gifted, and driven man who led it, the social conditions that produced it, and the legacy it left.

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To see the essay’s introduction, body paragraphs and conclusion, read on. It was written in a way that was very easy to understand which made the book that much better.The Book of Jubilees, or the Little Genesis, is mentioned by name continually in the writings of the early Fathers, and by a succession of authors reaching to Theodorus Metochita (A.D).

Allusions to information contained therein, without actual naming of the origin of the statements, are very numerous, particularly in the Byzantine.