Author(s): Christine Hatt
An exploration of the various debates surrounding the African-American slave trade. As well as describing the causes and events in the main text, this title consists of three different kinds of panels that appear throughout - the first examining events in question, the second examining key people (eg politicians), the third following the "what if?" approach, for this title, "what if there had been no American Civil War?"
"A good book for the secondary school library, this is suitable for all years!Clear text, well produced, with plenty of good illustrations!. The 'What if' boxes are an excellent idea!More of these would be stimulating for classroom use!A good buy." -- School Librarian 20031212
Christine Hatt read European Studies at Bath University. Having worked as a lexicographer and book editor she became a writer of nonfiction books for young people, and has written many titles on historical subjects.