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Title The birth of a nation : Nat Turner and the making of a movement / edited by Nate Parker. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Audioworks, Simon & Schuster Audio, [2016]
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Summary This official tie-in to the highly acclaimed film, The Birth of a Nation, surveys the history and legacy of Nat Turner, the leader of one of the most renowned slave rebellions on American soil, while also exploring Turner's relevance to contemporary dialogues on race relations.This official tie-in edition to the highly acclaimed film, The Birth of a Nation, presents the philosophy and craft behind the making of the film, situating the film's relevance not only within cinematic history but also within the greater dialog of race, subjugation and resistance. In addition to "My Journey with Nat Turner" by writer/director, Nate Parker, the book will also feature: "The Unbroken Chain of Enslaved African Resistance and Rebellion" by Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Daina Ramey Berry, "Slavery and (In)Justice During the Nat Turner Rebellion: History and Legacy of the 'Rule of Law' in America" by Alfred L. Brophy, "Nat Turner at the Crossroads: African Iconography and Cosmologies in The Birth of a Nation" by Kelley Fanto Deetz, PhD, and "Why Nat Turner Matters: The Importance of History in Contemporary Consciousness" by Brian Favors, MEd. More than just a tie-in this book seeks to educate the listener as to Nat Turner's legacy and influence. By bringing together an array of artists and intellectuals, this book speaks directly to Turner's importance throughout history and especially his relevance to contemporary social relations.
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Performer Read by the editor.
Summary An official tie-in to the 2016 film "The Birth of a Nation" surveys the history and legacy of Nat Turner, the leader of one of the most renowned slave rebellions on American soil, while also exploring Turner's relevance to contemporary dialogues on race relations.
Contents The birth of a movement. My journey with Nat Turner / by Nate Parker -- A history of resistance. The unbroken chain of enslaved African resistance and rebellion / by Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Daina Ramey Berry -- Further exploring the narrative. Slavery and (in)justice during the Nat Turner Rebellion: history and legacy of the "rule of law" in America / by Alfred L. Brophy -- Nat Turner at the crossroads: African iconography and cosmologies in the Birth of a nation / by Kelley Fanto Deetz -- Nat Turner matters. Why Nat Turner matters: the importance of history in contemporary consciousness / by Brian Favors.
Subject Turner, Nat, 1800?-1831.
Turner, Nat, 1800?-1831 -- Influence.
Turner, Nat, 1800?-1831. (OCoLC)fst00005051
Southampton Insurrection (1831) (OCoLC)fst01127265
Birth of a nation (Motion picture : 2016)
Chronological Term 1831
Subject Southampton Insurrection, 1831.
Slave insurrections -- United States -- History.
Slaves -- Virginia -- Southampton County -- Biography.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) (OCoLC)fst00972484
Slaves. (OCoLC)fst01120522
Virginia -- Southampton County. (OCoLC)fst01210553
Genre Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.
Audiobooks. (OCoLC)fst01726208
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Added Author Parker, Nate, 1979- editor, author, narrator.
Parker, Nate, 1979- My journey with Nat Turner.
Dunbar, Erica Armstrong. Unbroken chain of enslaved African resistance and rebellion.
Brophy, Alfred L. Slavery and (in)justice during the Nat Turner Rebellion.
Deetz, Kelley Fanto. Nat Turner at the crossroads.
Favors, Brian. Why Nat Turner matters.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Birth of a nation : Nat Turner and the making of a movement [New York] : Audioworks/Simon & Schuster Audio, 2016 9781508230243 (NjBwBT)bl2016050127 (OCoLC)953708259
ISBN 9781508230250 : $29.99
1508230250 : $29.99
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