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The Resource David Ruggles : a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City, Graham Russell Gao Hodges

David Ruggles : a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City, Graham Russell Gao Hodges

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David Ruggles : a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City
Title
David Ruggles
Title remainder
a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City
Statement of responsibility
Graham Russell Gao Hodges
Creator
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
David Ruggles (1810-1849) was one of the most heroic--and has been one of the most often overlooked--figures of the early abolitionist movement in America. Graham Russell Gao Hodges provides the first biography of this African American activist, writer, publisher, and hydrotherapist who secured liberty for more than six hundred former bond people, the most famous of whom was Frederick Douglass. A forceful, courageous voice for black freedom, Ruggles mentored Douglass, Sojourner Truth, and William Cooper Nell in the skills of antislavery activism. As a founder of the New York Committee of Vigil
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hodges, Graham Russell
Dewey number
326/.8092
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E449.R94
LC item number
H63 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ruggles, David
  • Abolitionists
  • Abolitionists
  • African American abolitionists
  • African American abolitionists
  • Underground Railroad
  • Underground Railroad
  • Antislavery movements
  • Antislavery movements
Label
David Ruggles : a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City, Graham Russell Gao Hodges
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A revolutionary childhood -- An apprentice abolitionist in post-emancipation New York City -- Making practical abolitionism -- Melding black abolitionism and the underground railroad -- Abolitionist and physician
Control code
ocn593326795
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807872642
Lccn
2009031106
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt61bt8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593326795
Label
David Ruggles : a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City, Graham Russell Gao Hodges
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A revolutionary childhood -- An apprentice abolitionist in post-emancipation New York City -- Making practical abolitionism -- Melding black abolitionism and the underground railroad -- Abolitionist and physician
Control code
ocn593326795
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807872642
Lccn
2009031106
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt61bt8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593326795

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