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The Resource Bound for Canaan : the Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America, Fergus M. Bordewich

Bound for Canaan : the Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America, Fergus M. Bordewich

Label
Bound for Canaan : the Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America
Title
Bound for Canaan
Title remainder
the Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America
Statement of responsibility
Fergus M. Bordewich
Title variation
Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the Underground Railroad as the movement reflected America's moral complexities and political divisiveness offers insight into the role played by the nation's westward expansion, the spiritual beliefs that motivated each side of the conflict, and the efforts of black and white citizens to save tens of thousands of lives
Summary
Offers insight into the Underground Railroad and the role played by westward expansion, the spiritual beliefs that motivated each side of the conflict, and the efforts of black and white citizens to save tens of thousands of lives
Writing style
Award
  • Great Lakes Book Awards, General category, 2005.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2006.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155548
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bordewich, Fergus M
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.B735 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
973.7115 B728b
Reading level
10.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Underground Railroad
  • Antislavery movements
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Abolitionists
  • Abolitionists
  • Antislavery movements
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Underground Railroad
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the underground railroad and the war for the soul of America
Label
Bound for Canaan : the Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America, Fergus M. Bordewich
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-519) 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
pt. 1. Beginnings: 1800 to 1830: An evil without remedy ; The fate of millions unborn ; A gadfly in Philadelphia ; The hand of God in North Carolina ; The spreading stain -- pt. II. Connections: The 1830s: Free as sure as the devil ; Fanatics, disorganizers, and disturbers of the peace ; The grandest revolution the world has ever seen ; A whole-souled man -- pt. III. Confrontation: The 1840s: Across the Ohio ; The car of freedom ; Our watchword is ONWARD ; The saltwater underground -- pt. IV. Victory: The 1850s: A disease of the body politic ; Do we call this the land of the free? ; General Tubman ; Laboratories of freedom ; The last train
Control code
ocm55596641
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 540 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060524319
Lccn
2004052082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)55596641
Label
Bound for Canaan : the Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America, Fergus M. Bordewich
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-519) 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
pt. 1. Beginnings: 1800 to 1830: An evil without remedy ; The fate of millions unborn ; A gadfly in Philadelphia ; The hand of God in North Carolina ; The spreading stain -- pt. II. Connections: The 1830s: Free as sure as the devil ; Fanatics, disorganizers, and disturbers of the peace ; The grandest revolution the world has ever seen ; A whole-souled man -- pt. III. Confrontation: The 1840s: Across the Ohio ; The car of freedom ; Our watchword is ONWARD ; The saltwater underground -- pt. IV. Victory: The 1850s: A disease of the body politic ; Do we call this the land of the free? ; General Tubman ; Laboratories of freedom ; The last train
Control code
ocm55596641
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 540 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060524319
Lccn
2004052082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)55596641

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