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The Resource The Underground Railroad in Michigan, Carol E. Mull

The Underground Railroad in Michigan, Carol E. Mull

Label
The Underground Railroad in Michigan
Title
The Underground Railroad in Michigan
Statement of responsibility
Carol E. Mull
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book is the first comprehensive exploration of abolitionism and the network of escape from slavery in the state. First-person accounts are interwoven with an expansive historical overview of national events to offer a fresh examination of Michigan's critical role in the movement to end American slavery"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • E450
  • E450
LC item number
  • .M85 2010
  • .M85 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Underground Railroad in Michigan, Carol E. Mull
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Slavery, settlement, and the Underground Railroad -- Underground Railroad beginnings -- Michigan as a destination and gateway -- Obtaining freedom in Michigan -- Disturbing influences : abolitionists -- Stations in the wilderness : a working system of assistance -- An interstate network of escape -- Persuasion and politics -- The Port Huron-Pontiac-Detroit network -- Men of oppression -- Fractures in the cause -- New beginnings to end slavery -- Southern men on northern soil -- Trials and tribulations -- 1850 Fugitive Slave Act -- Two days to midnight -- Colonization of Canada -- The year of John Brown
Control code
463284028
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
vii, 215 p.
Isbn
9780786446384
Isbn Type
(illustrated case binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010017191
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)463284028
Label
The Underground Railroad in Michigan, Carol E. Mull
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Slavery, settlement, and the Underground Railroad -- Underground Railroad beginnings -- Michigan as a destination and gateway -- Obtaining freedom in Michigan -- Disturbing influences : abolitionists -- Stations in the wilderness : a working system of assistance -- An interstate network of escape -- Persuasion and politics -- The Port Huron-Pontiac-Detroit network -- Men of oppression -- Fractures in the cause -- New beginnings to end slavery -- Southern men on northern soil -- Trials and tribulations -- 1850 Fugitive Slave Act -- Two days to midnight -- Colonization of Canada -- The year of John Brown
Control code
463284028
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
vii, 215 p.
Isbn
9780786446384
Isbn Type
(illustrated case binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010017191
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)463284028

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