There is a river : the Black struggle for freedom in America (Book, 1981) []
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There is a river : the Black struggle for freedom in America

There is a river : the Black struggle for freedom in America

Author: Vincent Harding
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1981] ©1981
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Provides a comprehensive and organic historical survey of the black movement toward freedom in the United States.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harding, Vincent.
There is a river.
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1981
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Harding
ISBN: 015189342X 9780151893423 0156890895 9780156890892
OCLC Number: 7460335
Description: xxvi, 416 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: From the shores of Africa --
American bondage, American freedom --
Rebels, resistants, and outlyers --
Symptoms of liberty and Blackhead Signposts --
Many thousands crossing over --
Strange river in Canaan --
Beyond the North Star --
A ferment of fugitives --
Called to go forward --
On Jordan's stormy banks --
The blood-red ironies of God --
"We are coming up" --
Slavery chain done broke at last --
The challenge of the children --
Black hope, black soldiers, and black codes --
The struggle ends, the struggle begins.
Other Titles: Black struggle for freedom in America.
Responsibility: by Vincent Harding.


Originally published in 1982 by Harcourt Brace, this is the story of the violation of black Africa and the bondage of its peoples in another land. Harding resurrects forgotten heroes and traces the  Read more...


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