Don Hagist's remarkable book is testament to one of the darkest periods in the history of the human race - when people were enslaved just as they had been during the darkest days of the Roman Empire; the disturbing thing for me is the realisation that whilst you read this book, you cannot help but think about the countless millions of people still subject to such abuse and slavery elsewhere in the world today, the world in which we live. A fascinating collection of advertisements that will almost certainly give you an uncomfortable feeling of wretchedness that one group of people could do this to another group.
[i]After Yorktown[/i] is definitely recommended for anyone fascinated in the early period of American history. It reveals just how tenuous the American Revolution really was. Grounded in the international conflicts of the day and solidly documented, this text is a must for any student of the Early Republic. In fact, anyone who enjoys a really well written book will appreciate Glickstein’s clear prose and skillfully crafted text.
The Northern Mariner, April 2017 - – reviewed by Rob Dienesch Windsor, Ontario