1984855050
Book:Underground Railroad Records, The : Narrating the Hardships, Hairbreadth Escapes, and Death Struggles of Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom / William Still, Ta-Nehisi Coates.:2019 Book Underground Railroad Records, The : Narrating the Hardships, Hairbreadth Escapes, and Death Struggles of Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom / William Still, Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Underground Railroad Records, The : Narrating the Hardships, Hairbreadth Escapes, and Death Struggles of Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom / William Still, Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Author: Still, William,
Author: Coates, Ta-Nehisi,
Publication year: 2019
Format: Book
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1984855050 9781984855053 :
Notes:
True stories of the Underground Railroad from the meticulous records of abolitionist and Underground Railroad Conductor William Still. Ta-Nehisi Coates provides the introduction. William Still's meticulously recorded collection of narratives of escape--unlike traditional autobiographical slave narratives--chronicles a wide variety of stories, laying the tracks of the Underground Railroad through correspondences, legal documents, transcribed speech, reward advertisements, and biographical sketches. Together they form an unprecedented and essential archive chronicling the efforts for freedom of escaped slaves. The Underground Rail Road Records offers some of the best evidence we have of this extraordinarily covert resistance network, and narrates a series of chapters that, at their creative determination seem almost magical. The stories bear witness to the intense desire for freedom--and the powerful agency of the enslaved to acquire it. Their stories are moving and remarkable--like t
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
Available: 1
Total number of items: 1
Number of reservations: 0
Description:
304 pages ; 21 cm

Available at:

Loading...

Other titles by the author

Similar titles

0345456289
1851494561
Author: Holcroft, Harry.
0520293851
Author: Waters, Rob, author.
1619306026
Author: Cummings, Judy Dodge, author.
163149614X
Author: Wilderson, Frank B., III, 1956- author.
0300242646
Author: Yanyi, author.
0063315505
Author: January 6th Committee, The, author.
1685890490
Author: The Select Committee, author.
1783785330
Author: Homes, A. M., author.
1454937823
1526759543
Author: Werran, Kate, author.
1594205876
Author: Axelrod, David, 1955- author.
1784744611
Author: Gorman, Amanda, 1998- author.
1787333841
Author: Vuong, Ocean, 1988- author.
0241566576
Author: Hamid, Mohsin, 1971- author.
033045742X
Author: McCarthy, Cormac, 1933- author.
1786332523
Author: Towles, Amor, author.
1523507497
Author: Cortez, Rio, author.

Language