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This article deals with a novel in the Atlantis series. For the standalone story of an Alaskan war in the 1920s, see "Liberating Alaska".

Liberating Atlantis  
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Author Harry Turtledove
Cover artist Steve Stone
Language English
Series Atlantis
Genre(s) Alternate History
Publisher Roc
Publication date December, 2009
Preceded by The United States of Atlantis

Liberating Atlantis (Roc, December 2009) is the third and final volume of the Atlantis series. It is set in 1852, over 70 years after the events of The United States of Atlantis, and depicts the Atlantean Servile Insurrection (mentioned in passing in "The Scarlet Band") and the end of slavery in Atlantis.

Harry Turtledove here breaks with the series' previous practice of having Atlantean events closely mirror American ones. While the events of Opening Atlantis: Nouveau Redon parallel the French and Indian War, and those of United parallel the American Revolution, the war in this volume is not an obvious analog of the American Civil War. Rather, the Insurrection is similar to John Brown's original intent for a general uprising across the Southern US; i.e. the slaves freeing themselves without waiting for the Federal government to grant emancipation, resulting in the Southern aristocracy begging the Northern government for protection rather than seceding into a Confederacy.

The novel has three POV characters. One is Frederick Radcliff, the leader of the Atlantean Servile Insurrection, the other two are Leland Newton and Jeremiah Stafford who share the office of Consul of the United States of Atlantis.