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Freedom's gardener : James F. Brown, horticulture, and the Hudson Valley in antebellum America

Author: Myra Beth Young Armstead
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unearths an unexpected bloom of liberty in an ex-slave's journal

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Armstead, Myra Beth Young, 1954-
Freedom's gardener.
New York : New York University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011028251
Named Person: James Francis Brown; James Francis Brown
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Myra Beth Young Armstead
ISBN: 9780814705100 0814705103 9780814707920 0814707920
OCLC Number: 929408759
Description: 1 online resource (x, 209 p.) : ill
Contents: pt. 1. Life as a slave --
pt. 2. Free man and free laborer --
pt. 3. Free man and citizen.
Responsibility: Myra B. Young Armstead.

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