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Running from bondage : enslaved women and their remarkable fight for freedom in Revolutionary America

text Running from bondage : enslaved women and their remarkable fight for freedom in Revolutionary America

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"Running from Bondage tells the compelling stories of enslaved women, who comprised one-third of all runaways, and the ways in which they fled or attempted to flee bondage during and after the Revolutionary War. Karen Cook Bell's enlightening and ... Read more
Contents
Introduction: Enslaved women's fugitivity -- "A Negro wench named Lucia": Enslaved women during the eighteenth century -- "A mulatto woman named Margaret": Pre-revolutionary fugitive women -- "A well dressed woman named Jenny": Revolutionary Black... Read more
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viii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Cambridge University Press 2021

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Woodmere (Main Branch) 306.3 BEL in New Non-fiction Available

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