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Breaking the chains : African-American slave resistance

Author: William Loren Katz
Publisher: New York : Atheneum ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International Pub. Group, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes slavery in the United States, the harsh conditions under which slaves lived, the active and passive resistance with which they fought for their rights, the revolts, and the involvement of slaves in the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: Literature
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Katz, William Loren.
Breaking the chains.
New York : Atheneum ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International Pub. Group, 1990
(OCoLC)644242874
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Loren Katz
ISBN: 0689314930 9780689314933
OCLC Number: 20131777
Description: xiii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Fighting bondage on land and sea: The First rebels --
Daily toil, perilous struggle: A Troublesome property --
The Battle for family and knowledge --
Disrupting plantation life --
Industrial and urban resistance --
Music for Jesus, lyrics of freedom --
Flight and revolt: Runaways and maroons --
Revolts in the Age of Revolution --
Nineteenth-century slave rebels --
The Fiery abolitionists --
Marching to freedom: The Slaves' Civil War --
The Bayonets of freedom --
From slave liberation ... to protest.
Responsibility: William Loren Katz.

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Describes slavery in the United States, the harsh conditions under which slaves lived, the active and passive resistance with which they fought for their rights, the revolts, and the involvement of slaves in the Civil War.

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