Gateway to Freedom : The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Kirtland Community College Library||E 450 .F66 2015||30775305484199||General Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0393244075
- ISBN: 9780393244076 (hbk.)
xiii, 301 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
- Edition: First Edition.
- Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (pages -275) and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Rethinking the underground railroad -- Slavery and freedom in New York -- Origins of the underground railroad : the New York Vigilance Committee -- A patchwork system : the underground railroad in the 1840s -- The Fugitive Slave Law and the crisis of the Black community -- The metropolitan corridor : the underground railroad in the 1850s -- The record of fugitives : an account of runaway slaves in the 1850s -- The end of the underground railroad.|
|Summary, etc.:||Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner relates the dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom.|
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