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The Resource Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad, Eric Foner

Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad, Eric Foner

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Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad
Title
Gateway to freedom
Title remainder
the hidden history of the underground railroad
Statement of responsibility
Eric Foner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner relates the dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom
Summary
Traces the workings of the Underground Railroad in slave-dependent New York by three heroes who coordinated with black dockworkers and counterparts in other states to help thousands of fugitive slaves between 1830 and 1860
Writing style
Award
American History Book Prize, 2015.
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10392099
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.F66 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the hidden history of the Underground Railroad
Label
Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad, Eric Foner
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: rethinking the underground railroad -- Slavery and freedom in New York -- Origins of the underground railroad: The New York Vigilance Committee -- A patchwork system: the underground railroad in the 1840s -- The Fugitive Slave Law and the crisis of the Black community -- The metropolitan corridor: the underground railroad in the 1850's -- The record of fugitives: an account of runaway slaves in the 1850's -- The end of the underground railroad
Control code
20371755
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 301 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393244076
Lccn
2014036993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Label
Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad, Eric Foner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: rethinking the underground railroad -- Slavery and freedom in New York -- Origins of the underground railroad: The New York Vigilance Committee -- A patchwork system: the underground railroad in the 1840s -- The Fugitive Slave Law and the crisis of the Black community -- The metropolitan corridor: the underground railroad in the 1850's -- The record of fugitives: an account of runaway slaves in the 1850's -- The end of the underground railroad
Control code
20371755
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 301 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393244076
Lccn
2014036993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits

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