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Refugees from Slavery: Autobiographies of Fugitive Slaves in Canada

By: Benjamin Drew, editor

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 434486

ISBN: 0486434486

Condition: 304 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, Dover Publications


A book with enormous influence on twentieth-century historians A significant work in the abolitionist crusade Essential for students of American history and African-American studies In the mid-1850s, Boston abolitionist Benjamin Drew visited various Canadian towns, interviewing scores of refugees from Southern slave states and taking notes of what they had to say. For reasons of safety, he protected the identity of his informants and used fictitious names.... View more info