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The Resource Making freedom : the Underground Railroad and the politics of slavery, R.J.M. Blackett

Making freedom : the Underground Railroad and the politics of slavery, R.J.M. Blackett

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Making freedom : the Underground Railroad and the politics of slavery
Title
Making freedom
Title remainder
the Underground Railroad and the politics of slavery
Statement of responsibility
R.J.M. Blackett
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The 1850 Fugitive Slave Law, which mandated action to aid in the recovery of runaway slaves and denied fugitives legal rights if they were apprehended, quickly became a focal point in the debate over the future of slavery and the nature of the union. This book uses the experiences of escaped slaves and those who aided them to explore the inner workings of the Underground Railroad and the enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law, while shedding light on the political effects of slave escape in southern states, border states, and the North
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
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1943-
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Blackett, R. J. M.
Dewey number
973.7/115
Index
index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.B59 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Steven and Janice Brose lectures in the Civil War era
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Underground Railroad
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • United States
  • United States.
  • United States
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Making freedom : the Underground Railroad and the politics of slavery, R.J.M. Blackett
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-116) and index
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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
Making their way to freedom -- The workings of the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law -- Taking leave: fugitive slaves and the politics of slavery -- Counternarratives
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 122 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469611792
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn858861358
Label
Making freedom : the Underground Railroad and the politics of slavery, R.J.M. Blackett
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-116) 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
Making their way to freedom -- The workings of the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law -- Taking leave: fugitive slaves and the politics of slavery -- Counternarratives
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 122 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469611792
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn858861358

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