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The Resource Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American slave, by Charles Ball

Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American slave, by Charles Ball

Label
Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American slave
Title
Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American slave
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Ball
Title variation
  • Fifty years in chains
  • Life of an American slave
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fifty Years in Chains: Or, the Life of an American Slave (1859) was an abridged and unauthorized reprint of the earlier Slavery in the United States (1836). In the narratives, Ball describes his experiences as a slave, including the uncertainty of slave life and the ways in which the slaves are forced to suffer inhumane conditions. He recounts the qualities of his various masters and the ways in which his fortune depended on their temperament. As slave narrative scholar William L. Andrews has noted, Ball's oft-repeated narrative directly influenced the manner and matter of later fugitive slave
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1781?-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ball, Charles
Dewey number
  • 305.5/67/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
E444
LC item number
.B18 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ball, Charles
  • Ball, Charles
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Georgia
  • Maryland
  • South Carolina
  • United States
Label
Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American slave, by Charles Ball
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn818846388
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469607849
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9781469607849
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818846388
Label
Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American slave, by Charles Ball
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn818846388
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469607849
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9781469607849
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818846388

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