The Resource Bound for Canaan : the underground railroad and the war for the soul of America, Fergus M. Bordewich

Bound for Canaan : the underground railroad and the war for the soul of America, Fergus M. Bordewich

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Bound for Canaan : the underground railroad and the war for the soul of America
Title
Bound for Canaan
Title remainder
the underground railroad and the war for the soul of America
Statement of responsibility
Fergus M. Bordewich
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the Underground Railroad as the movement reflected America's moral complexities and political divisiveness offers insight into the role played by the nation's westward expansion, the spiritual beliefs that motivated each side of the conflict, and the efforts of black and white citizens to save tens of thousands of lives
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bordewich, Fergus M
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.B735 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Underground Railroad
  • Antislavery movements
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Abolitionists
  • Abolitionisme
  • Slavernij
  • Weggelopen slaven
  • Abolitionismus
  • Underground Railroad
  • USA
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Bound for Canaan : the underground railroad and the war for the soul of America, Fergus M. Bordewich
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [508]-519)
Contents
pt. 1. Beginnings: 1800 to 1830. -- An evil without remedy -- The fate of millions unborn -- A gadfly in Philadelphia -- The hand of God in North Carolina -- The spreading stain -- pt. 2. Connections: The 1830s. -- Free as sure as the Devil -- Fanatics, disorganizers, and disturbers of the peace -- The grandest revolution the world has ever seen -- A whole-souled man -- pt. 3. Confrontation: The 1840s. -- Across the Ohio -- The car of freedom -- Our watchword is ONWARD -- The saltwater underground -- pt. 4. Victory: The 1850s. -- A disease of the body politic -- Do we call this the land of the free? -- General Tubman -- Laboratories of freedom -- The last train
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 540 pages, [16] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028858912
Label
Bound for Canaan : the underground railroad and the war for the soul of America, Fergus M. Bordewich
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [508]-519)
Contents
pt. 1. Beginnings: 1800 to 1830. -- An evil without remedy -- The fate of millions unborn -- A gadfly in Philadelphia -- The hand of God in North Carolina -- The spreading stain -- pt. 2. Connections: The 1830s. -- Free as sure as the Devil -- Fanatics, disorganizers, and disturbers of the peace -- The grandest revolution the world has ever seen -- A whole-souled man -- pt. 3. Confrontation: The 1840s. -- Across the Ohio -- The car of freedom -- Our watchword is ONWARD -- The saltwater underground -- pt. 4. Victory: The 1850s. -- A disease of the body politic -- Do we call this the land of the free? -- General Tubman -- Laboratories of freedom -- The last train
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 540 pages, [16] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028858912

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