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Author Walters, Kerry S.
Title The Underground Railroad [electronic resource] : a reference guide / Kerry Walters.
Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  E450 .W323 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (x, 223 p.) : ill., map
Series Guides to historic events in America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Underground Railroad.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History.
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Related To Print version: Walters, Kerry S. The Underground Railroad. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2012. 9781598846478 1598846477 1598846485 (DLC) 2011041517
ISBN 1598846485 (electronic bk.)
9781598846485 (electronic bk.)
9781598846478 (hardcopy : acid-free paper)
1598846477 (hardcopy : acid-free paper)