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The Resource The slaves' gamble : choosing sides in the War of 1812, Gene Allen Smith

The slaves' gamble : choosing sides in the War of 1812, Gene Allen Smith

Label
The slaves' gamble : choosing sides in the War of 1812
Title
The slaves' gamble
Title remainder
choosing sides in the War of 1812
Statement of responsibility
Gene Allen Smith
Title variation
Choosing sides in the War of 1812
Title variation remainder
choosing sides in the War of 1812
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains the political circumstances that offered diverse possibilities to slaves in the early 1800s, revealing how many found freedom by supporting British, Spanish, and Native American forces in wars fought in the century's first two decades
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10153887
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Gene A.
Dewey number
973.5/20896
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E359.9.A35
LC item number
S65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American soldiers
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
choosing sides in the War of 1812
Label
The slaves' gamble : choosing sides in the War of 1812, Gene Allen Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Black soldiers in North America : "Never of any use after they have carried arms" -- Fighting in the north 1807-13 and on the seas : "Absolutely insensible to danger" -- The Florida patriot war of 1812 : "For freedom we want and will have" -- Terror in the Chesapeake, 1813-14 : "Negroes who were anxious to join us" -- Washington, Baltimore, and other targets : "Our enemy at home" -- War along the southern coasts, 1814 : "That pride of distinction, which a soldier's pursuits so naturally inspire" -- Different places, same results, 1815 and after : "They were in every sense of the word free men"
Control code
910063
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 257 pages
Isbn
9780230342088
Lccn
2012045726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780230342088
Label
The slaves' gamble : choosing sides in the War of 1812, Gene Allen Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Black soldiers in North America : "Never of any use after they have carried arms" -- Fighting in the north 1807-13 and on the seas : "Absolutely insensible to danger" -- The Florida patriot war of 1812 : "For freedom we want and will have" -- Terror in the Chesapeake, 1813-14 : "Negroes who were anxious to join us" -- Washington, Baltimore, and other targets : "Our enemy at home" -- War along the southern coasts, 1814 : "That pride of distinction, which a soldier's pursuits so naturally inspire" -- Different places, same results, 1815 and after : "They were in every sense of the word free men"
Control code
910063
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 257 pages
Isbn
9780230342088
Lccn
2012045726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780230342088

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