• The Confessions of Nat Turner, Thomas Gray, 1831
  • American Negro Slave Revolts, Herbert Aptheker, 1983
  • The Birth of a Nation: Nat Turner and the Making of a Movement, Nate Parker, 2016
  • The Confessions of Nat Turner: with Related Documents, 2nd Edition (Bedford Series in History and Culture), Kenneth S. Greenberg, 2016
  • The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner’s Fierce Rebellion (Reissue Edition), Stephen B. Oates, 2016
  • The Land Shall Be Deluged in Blood: A New History of the Nat Turner Revolt, Patrick H. Breen, 2016
  • The Nat Turner Insurrection Trials: A Mystic Chord Resonates Today, Walter L. Gordon, III, 2009
  • Nat Turner: A Slave Rebellion in History and Memory, Kenneth Greenberg, 2004
  • Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion: Including the 1831 “Confessions,” Herbert Aptheker, 2006
  • The Second Crucifixion of Nat Turner, John Henrik Clarke, 1998
  • A Theological Account of Nat Turner: Christianity, Violence, and Theology, Karl Lampley, 2013
  • Tomorrow Jerusalem: The Story of Nat Turner and the Southampton Slave Insurrection, Bill Bryant, 2001

Children’s Books

  • Nat Turner and Slave Life on a Southern Plantation (Jr. Graphic African American History), Katie Kelley Schmid, 2013
  • Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion, Michael Burgan, 2006


  • “The House of Bondage,” The Negro in the Making of America, Third Edition, 1996