The Resource Passages to freedom : the Underground Railroad in history and memory, edited by David W. Blight

Passages to freedom : the Underground Railroad in history and memory, edited by David W. Blight

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Passages to freedom : the Underground Railroad in history and memory
Title
Passages to freedom
Title remainder
the Underground Railroad in history and memory
Statement of responsibility
edited by David W. Blight
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Title
Passages to freedom
Contributor
Summary
Looks at the history of the Underground Railroad, including the hiding places, the routes, way stations, the role of American Indians, and border crossings into Mexico and the Caribbean
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
Award/Notable book
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156667
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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the Underground Railroad in history and memory
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the Underground Railroad in history and memory
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edited by David W. Blight
Label
Passages to freedom : the Underground Railroad in history and memory, edited by David W. Blight
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-331) and index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Southern passage: the forgotten route to freedom in Florida
  • Jane Landers
  • "Freemen to the rescue!": resistance to the fugitive slave law of 1850
  • R. J. M. Blackett
  • Kidnapping and resistance: antislavery direct action in the 1850s
  • Lois E. Horton
  • Crusade for freedom: William Still and the real Underground Railroad
  • James Oliver Horton
  • "Slavery is war": Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
  • Catherine Clinton
  • Before cotton: African and African American slavery in mainland North America during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
  • Flight and fight: the wartime destruction of slavery, 1861-1865
  • Bruce Levine
  • Why the Underground Railroad, and why now? A long view
  • David W. Blight
  • Telling it like it was at Rokeby: the evolution of an Underground Railroad historic site in Vermont
  • Jane Williamson
  • Reading freedom's memory book: recovering the story of the Underground Railroad in New York State
  • Milton C. Sernett
  • Places and communities of the Underground Railroad: the National Park Service network to freedom
  • Diane Miller
  • Ira Berlin
  • Sacred drama: "Exodus" and the Underground Railroad in African American life
  • Eddie S. Glaude Jr
  • Simple truths: antebellum slavery in black and white
  • Deborah Gray White
  • From moral suasion to political confrontation: American abolitionists and the problem of resistance, 1831-1861
  • James Brewer Stewart
  • Above ground on the underground railroad: places of flight and refuge
  • John Michael Vlach
Control code
ocm53013164
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xiii, 337 pages
Isbn
9781588341570
Lccn
2003044289
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color)
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u823396
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53013164
  • (Sirsi) a823396

Library Locations

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      2712 Nederland Ave., Nederland, TX, 77627, US
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