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The Resource Epic journeys of freedom : runaway slaves of the American Revolution and their global quest for liberty, Cassandra Pybus

Epic journeys of freedom : runaway slaves of the American Revolution and their global quest for liberty, Cassandra Pybus

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Epic journeys of freedom : runaway slaves of the American Revolution and their global quest for liberty
Title
Epic journeys of freedom
Title remainder
runaway slaves of the American Revolution and their global quest for liberty
Statement of responsibility
Cassandra Pybus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During the American Revolution, thousands of slaves fled their masters to find freedom with the British. Having emancipated themselves--and with the rhetoric about the inalienable rights of free men ringing in their ears--these men and women struggled tenaciously to make liberty a reality in their own lives
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pybus, Cassandra
Dewey number
323.3/225/09033
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.P99 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Fugitive slaves
  • United States
  • New South Wales
  • Sierra Leone
  • London (England)
Label
Epic journeys of freedom : runaway slaves of the American Revolution and their global quest for liberty, Cassandra Pybus
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Liberty or Death -- Crossing over to Freedom's Shore -- Marching to Catastrophe -- Fleeing the Founding Fathers -- Starving in the Streets of London -- Bound for Australia's Fatal Shore -- Relief for London's Black Poor -- Recalcitrant Convicts in New South Wales -- The Province of Freedom in Sierra Leone -- At the End of the World in New South Wales -- Promises Unfulfilled in Sierra Leone -- In Bondage to This Tyrannous Crew
Control code
60419467
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 281 pages
Isbn
9780807055144
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005013093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
Label
Epic journeys of freedom : runaway slaves of the American Revolution and their global quest for liberty, Cassandra Pybus
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Liberty or Death -- Crossing over to Freedom's Shore -- Marching to Catastrophe -- Fleeing the Founding Fathers -- Starving in the Streets of London -- Bound for Australia's Fatal Shore -- Relief for London's Black Poor -- Recalcitrant Convicts in New South Wales -- The Province of Freedom in Sierra Leone -- At the End of the World in New South Wales -- Promises Unfulfilled in Sierra Leone -- In Bondage to This Tyrannous Crew
Control code
60419467
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 281 pages
Isbn
9780807055144
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005013093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps

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