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Charleston Curiosities : Stories of the Tragic, Heroic, and Bizarre
by Michael Coker


Overview - "To escape death the slaves hid." So begins "Insurrection on the Stono," the story of a 1739 slave rebellion on the outskirts of the city. Charleston's violent and varied history emerges in the retelling of this dramatic event. In Charleston Curiosities: Stories of the Tragic, Heroic and
Bizarre, South Carolina Historical Society's Michael Coker describes several centuries' worth of little-known wonders from the Holy City.
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Overview
"To escape death the slaves hid." So begins "Insurrection on the Stono," the story of a 1739 slave rebellion on the outskirts of the city. Charleston's violent and varied history emerges in the retelling of this dramatic event. In Charleston Curiosities: Stories of the Tragic, Heroic and
Bizarre, South Carolina Historical Society's Michael Coker describes several centuries' worth of little-known wonders from the Holy City. Whatever happened to Osceola's head? What was it like to walk the streets of Charleston just after secession was declared? Whether presenting the colonial
struggle among European powers for control of Charles Towne or the real story of the birth of she-crab soup, this eclectic and engaging volume will delight seasoned
historians, residents and visitors alike.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781596295117
  • ISBN-10: 1596295112
  • Publisher: History Press (SC)
  • Publish Date: August 2008
  • Page Count: 159


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