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Fugitive slaves and the unfinished American Revolution : eight cases, 1848-1856 /

Gordon S. Barker.

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Main Author: Barker, Gordon S.
Published: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013.
Topics: Fugitive slaves - United States. | Fugitive slaves - United States - Biography. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - Slavery.
Regions: United States.
Genres: Electronic books. | Biography.
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Introduction: fugitive slaves and American Revolution -- William and Ellen Craft: "Running a thousand miles" for inalienable rights -- Rescuing Shadrach: the "noblest deed in Boston since the Boston Tea-Party of 1773" -- Thomas Sims: renewing the revolutionary struggle for American liberties -- William Parker and revolutionary heroes at Christiana -- The Jerry rescue: breaking bondage and saving America in Syracuse -- Rescuing Joshua Glover and guarding American liberties -- Anthony Burns: "Resolution to strike the blow, for freedom or the grave" -- Margaret Garner: tragedy and revolutionary resistance in Cincinnati -- Epilogue: an enduring revolution.

Table of Contents for: Fugitive slaves and the unfinished Ameri