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Refugees from slavery

autobiographies of fugitive slaves in Canada

by Benjamin Drew

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in

    Places:
  • Canada,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Fugitive slaves -- Canada -- Biography.,
    • Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions.,
    • African Americans -- Biography.,
    • Blacks -- Canada -- Biography.,
    • Canada -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: The refugee: a North-side view of slavery. Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, 1969, in series: Fugitive slave narratives. With revised introduction.

      StatementBenjamin Drew ; introduction to the Dover edition by Tilden G. Edelstein.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE450 .D77 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 272 p.;
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3301928M
      ISBN 100486434486
      LC Control Number2004041352
      OCLC/WorldCa54046383

      An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. The refugees from slavery in Canada West Item Preview remove-circle. Book Published Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, [] © Description xv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. Portion of title Journeys through the Civil War's slave refugee camps Uniform series Civil War America (Series) Notes.

      Her most recent book, Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps (UNC Press, ), has been honored with multiple prizes, including the Frederick Douglass Prize given by the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition; the Avery O. Craven Award and the Merle Curti Social History. A Black Loyalist was a person of African descent who joined the British military forces during the American Revolutionary War. Many of these Loyalists had been slaves who escaped from rebel masters to join the British in exchange for the Crown's promises of freedom.. Some 3, Black Loyalists were evacuated from New York to Nova Scotia; they were individually listed in the Book .

      In the years that followed, hundreds of thousands more followed in a mass exodus from slavery that would destroy the system once and for all. Drawing on an extr The Civil War was just days old when the first enslaved men, women, and children began fleeing their plantations to seek refuge inside the lines of the Union army as it moved deep into /5(2).   (Her two sisters were also finally liberated from ISIS; Dimal, 33, lives with Murad in Germany, while Adke, 30, is in a Kurdistan refugee camp.) Now Murad is hoping her book will reach an even.


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