Rebellious History

Published Oct 01 2020 at 11:00 AM GMT
  • Historians encounter interesting people there whose lives appear in mere snippets, spurring curiosity that can never be entirely satiated.
  • Scholars of American slavery are particularly familiar with this phenomenon.
  • The people who could give the best account of day-to-day life before emancipation were the people most directly affected by the institution: the enslaved.
  • Yet the nature of slavery was such that these individuals were, with few exceptions, silenced.



  • Published Oct 1, 2020 11:00 AM GMT