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Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad

The Geography of Resistance

Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad
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This study employs the tools of archaeology to uncover a new historical perspective on the Underground Railroad. Unlike previous histories of the Underground Railroad, which have focused on frightened fugitive slaves and their benevolent abolitionist accomplices, Cheryl LaRoche focuses instead on free African American communities, the crucial help they provided to individuals fleeing slavery, and the terrain where those flights to freedom occurred.
ISBN: 0252038045
9780252038044
025207954X
9780252079542
9780252095894
Branch Call Number: 973.7115 L
Characteristics: xviii, 232 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

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