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Places of the Underground Railroad: A Geographical Guide (Hardback)
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Places of the Underground Railroad: A Geographical Guide (Hardback)

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Hardback 422 Pages / Published: 03/12/2010
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This up-to-date compilation details the most significant stops along the Underground Railroad.


* Approximately 75 A-Z entries cover the most significant stations on the Underground Railroad

* Illustrations and maps help readers envision routes and strategies of railroad "conductors"

* Interactive sidebars offer a firsthand glimpse into the arduous nature of Underground Railroad journeys, the decisions made, and the plans involved

* Primary source letters and diary entries detail actual incidents that took place

* A chronology includes important events related to the Underground Railroad from the Colonial Period to the Civil War

* Suggested reading sections after each entry and a general print and nonprint bibliography act as a guide for further research

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313381461
Number of pages: 422
Weight: 1098 g
Dimensions: 254 x 183 x 33 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"... there are a great number of interesting case studies of individuals and groups, and events on the road to freedom. It also includes a chronology, maps and suggested reading." - Akron Beacon Journal
"For researchers, historians, and travelers interested in investigating places and structures, the entries offer anecdotes and events to pique curiosity." - Booklist

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