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The Underground Railroad : a reference guide, Kerry Walters

Label
The Underground Railroad : a reference guide
Title
The Underground Railroad
Title remainder
a reference guide
Statement of responsibility
Kerry Walters
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Full of true stories more dramatic than any fiction, The Underground Railroad: A Reference Guide offers a fresh, revealing look at the efforts of hundreds of dedicated persons--white and black, men and women, from all walks of life--to help slave fugitives find freedom in the decades leading up to the Civil War. --from publisher description
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10141934
Cataloging source
DLC
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Walters, Kerry S
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.W323 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Guides to historic events in America
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  • Underground railroad
  • Antislavery movements
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Abolitionists
  • Slavery
Target audience
adult
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a reference guide
Label
The Underground Railroad : a reference guide, Kerry Walters
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : the Underground Railroad : legend and reality -- Resisting ol' massa: modes of slave defiance -- Following the drinking gourd : fleeing servitude -- Riding the liberty line : Underground Railroad routes -- Laying the track above ground : overt defiance and rescues -- Crossing into Canaan : the Underground Railroad's Canadian terminus -- Conclusion -- The end of the line -- Biographies : personalities of the Underground Railroad -- Primary documents of the Underground Railroad
Control code
2011041517
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 223 p.
Isbn
9781598846478
Lccn
2011041517
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The Underground Railroad : a reference guide, Kerry Walters
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : the Underground Railroad : legend and reality -- Resisting ol' massa: modes of slave defiance -- Following the drinking gourd : fleeing servitude -- Riding the liberty line : Underground Railroad routes -- Laying the track above ground : overt defiance and rescues -- Crossing into Canaan : the Underground Railroad's Canadian terminus -- Conclusion -- The end of the line -- Biographies : personalities of the Underground Railroad -- Primary documents of the Underground Railroad
Control code
2011041517
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 223 p.
Isbn
9781598846478
Lccn
2011041517
Other physical details
ill.

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