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Walters, Kerry S
The Underground Railroad : a reference guide / Kerry Walters
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E450 .W323 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Underground Railroad
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Slavery -- United States -- History
Physical Description x, 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-216) and index
Contents Introduction : the Underground Railroad : legend and reality -- Resisting ol' massa: modes of slave defiance -- Following the drinking gourd : fleeing servitude -- Riding the liberty line : Underground Railroad routes -- Laying the track above ground : overt defiance and rescues -- Crossing into Canaan : the Underground Railroad's Canadian terminus -- Conclusion -- The end of the line -- Biographies : personalities of the Underground Railroad -- Primary documents of the Underground Railroad
Series Guides to historic events in America

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