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The Internal Enemy

Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832

The Internal Enemy( )
Author: Taylor, Alan
ISBN:978-0-393-34973-3
Publication Date:Sep 2014
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for History"Impressively researched and beautifully crafted...a brilliant account of slavery in Virginia during and after the Revolution." --Mark M. Smith, Wall Street Journal

Book Details
Pages:624
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / South (Al, Ar, Fl, Ga, Ky, La, Ms, Nc, Sc, Tn, Va, Wv)
History / United States / General
History / Military / War Of 1812
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.46 x 8.151 x 1.092 Inches
Book Weight:1.09 Pounds
Author Biography
Taylor, Alan (Author)
Alan Shaw Taylor was born in 1955 in Portland, Maine. He graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine in 1977. He went on to earn his PhD. from Brandeis University in 1986. He has become a professor of history at the University of California.

Taylor is best known for his contributions to microhistory which he demonstrated in his Pulitzer Prize winning history of William Cooper and the settlement of Cooperstown, New York. In this work, Alan Taylor uses court records, land records, letters and diaries to reconstruct the economic, political and socila history of New England and the settlement of New York. He is also a regular contributor of book reviews and essays to The New Republic. His books include William Cooper's Town: Power & Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic, which won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for history and the Bancroft Prize in American History. In 2014, he once again won the Pulitzer Prize for History in his title: The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832.

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