Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner relates the dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom.

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Main Author: Foner, Eric, 1943-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2015.
Edition:First edition.
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300 |a xiii, 301 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates :  |b illustrations, maps ;  |c 25 cm 
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505 0 |a Introduction: rethinking the underground railroad -- Slavery and freedom in New York -- Origins of the underground railroad: The New York Vigilance Committee -- A patchwork system: the underground railroad in the 1840s -- The Fugitive Slave Law and the crisis of the Black community -- The metropolitan corridor: the underground railroad in the 1850s -- The record of fugitives: an account of runaway slaves in the 1850s -- The end of the underground railroad. 
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