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Free black communities and the underground railroad : the geography of resistance

Author: Cheryl Janifer Laroche
Publisher: Urbana (Chicago) ; Springfield : University of Illinois Press, cop. 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demonstrates how landscape features such as waterways, iron forges, and caves played a key role in the conduct and effectiveness of the Underground Railroad.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Janifer Laroche
ISBN: 9780252038044 0252038045 9780252079542 025207954X 9780252095894 0252095898
OCLC Number: 945451904
Description: XVIII, 232 str. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Cheryl Janifer Laroche.

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"This important addition to the scholarship on the Underground Railroad focuses on the role of free black communities. . . . Utilizing archaeology, previously untapped written sources, and oral Read more...

 
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