Reimagining Revolution: A Critical Review of Simon Schama’s Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves, and the American Revolution
Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law
April 11, 2008
Berkeley Journal of African-American Law & Policy, Vol. 9, No. 74, 2007
This critical book review examines Simon Schama’s historical work on slavery and the American Revolutionary War. It offers an overview of the author’s main argument and approach, followed by a textual anatomy that elaborates on the work’s strengths and weaknesses. Beyond, the review describes the political implications of Schama’s thesis.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 16
Keywords: Slavery, History, American Revolution, Britain, Simon Schama
Date posted: July 26, 2010 ; Last revised: February 28, 2014