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The struggle against slavery : a history in documents
Waldstreicher, David.
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Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2001]

Physical Description:
173 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm.
What is a document? -- How to read a document -- Vanguards of freedom -- The making of American slavery : Capture and transport -- Early resistance -- Slaves' lives in the colonies -- Rebels and runaways -- The African-American revolution : Liberty for all? -- Lord Dunmore and the promise of freedom -- The declaration of independence and the question of slavery -- Revolutionary soldiers -- Equality disputed -- Revolutionary ideals -- Forging freedom and fighting slavery in the north : First steps to freedom -- An end to the slave trade -- Opponents to colonization -- Free blacks speak out -- Another independence day -- The call for civil rights -- Slavery and freedom: dressing the part -- The continual struggle: southern slaves and masters : Private and public rebellion -- Disobedience and discipline -- Subversion, suffering, and escape -- The second American revolution and the end of slavery : Justified rebellion -- A welcome war -- Emancipation -- Liberation.
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