The Confessions of Nat Turner (1967)

The Confessions of Nat Turner is a first-person narrative written by Nat Turner, a black slave who led a slave rebellion in Virginia in 1831. The book is a record of Turner's own account of the events leading up to and during the rebellion, as well as his thoughts and motivations.

In the book, Turner describes his religious experiences and his belief that he was called by God to lead his people out of bondage. He also provides details about the planning and execution of the rebellion, which resulted in the deaths of dozens of white people and led to a crackdown on slavery in the South.

The Confessions of Nat Turner is an important primary source for understanding the history of slavery and resistance to it in the United States. It offers a unique and powerful perspective on the struggles and aspirations of black people in America during this time period.

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