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The Liberty Line: The Legend of the Underground Railroad

Larry Gara - History - 2013 - 216 pages
" The underground railroad -- with its mysterious signals, secret depots, abolitionist heroes, and slave-hunting villains -- has become part of American mythology. But legend ...
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America’s Forgotten Caste: Free Blacks in Antebellum Virginia and North Carolina

Rodney Barfield - History - 2013 - 224 pages
Free blacks in antebellum America lived in a twilight world of oppressive laws and customs designed to suppress their mobility and their integration into civil society. Free ...
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Rethinking the Slave Narrative: Slave Marriage and the Narratives of Henry ...

Charles J. Heglar - Family & Relationships - 2001 - 170 pages
The African American slave narrative is popularly viewed as the story of a lone male's flight from slavery to freedom, best exemplified by the Narrative of the Life of ...
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The Journey to the Promised Land: The African American Struggle for ...

Dickson A. Mungazi - History - 2001 - 213 pages
Examines African American development as measured by progress in four critical areas of national life: economic, political, educational, and social.
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On the Altar of Freedom: A Black Soldier's Civil War Letters from the Front

James Henry Gooding - History - 1999 - 139 pages
"Our correspondent, 'J.H.G., ' is a member of Co. C., of the 54th Massachusetts regiment. He is a colored man belonging to this city, and his letters are printed by us ...
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Charles Benson: Mariner of Color in the Age of Sail

Michael Sokolow - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 234 pages
What a miserable life a sea fareing life is, wrote steward Charles Augustus Benson (1830-1881) in his journal in 1862. As a career mariner for nearly two decades, he was well ...
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The Fugitive's Gibraltar: Escaping Slaves and Abolitionism in New Bedford ...

Kathryn Grover - History - 2001 - 350 pages
Between 1790 and the civil war, New Bedford, Massachusetts, became known not only as the whaling capital of the world but also as one of the greatest havens for fugitive slaves ...
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African American Southerners in Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction

Claude H. Nolen - Social Science - 2001 - 223 pages
This work documents the many roles filled by Southern blacks in the last decades of slavery, the Civil War years, and the following period of Reconstruction. African Americans ...
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African Americans and the Gettysburg Campaign

James M. Paradis - History - 2005 - 110 pages
The role that African Americans played in the Gettysburg Campaign has now been largely forgotten. This work seeks to rectify this oversight by bringing to light the many ways ...
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"Fire from the Midst of You": A Religious Life of John Brown

Louis A. DeCaro - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 349 pages
Since its founding twenty years ago the Journal of Social History has made substantial contributions to altering the way American historians look at and interpret their subject ...
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