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The Resource Front Line of Freedom : African Americans and the Forging of the Underground Railroad in the Ohio Valley

Front Line of Freedom : African Americans and the Forging of the Underground Railroad in the Ohio Valley

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Front Line of Freedom : African Americans and the Forging of the Underground Railroad in the Ohio Valley
Title
Front Line of Freedom
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African Americans and the Forging of the Underground Railroad in the Ohio Valley
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Language
eng
Summary
The Underground Railroad, an often misunderstood antebellum institution, has been viewed as a simple combination of mainly white ""conductors"" and black ""passengers."" Keith P. Griffler takes a new, battlefield-level view of the war against American slavery as he reevaluates one of its front lines: the Ohio River, the longest commercial dividing line between slavery and freedom. In shifting the focus from the much discussed white-led ""stations"" to the primarily black-led frontline struggle along the Ohio, Griffler reveals for the first time the crucial importance of the freedom movement in
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Ohio River Valley Series
Front Line of Freedom : African Americans and the Forging of the Underground Railroad in the Ohio Valley
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Front Line of Freedom : African Americans and the Forging of the Underground Railroad in the Ohio Valley
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130jpwp
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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multicolored
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Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Series Foreword; Preface; 1. River of Slavery, River of Freedom; 2. No Promised Land; 3. Home Over Jordan; 4. Band of Angels; 5. Egypt's Border; 6. Prelude to Exodus; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
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9780813149868
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