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The Freedom Business

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Marilyn Nelson | Publisher : Boyds Mills Press

ISBN 10 : 1932425578
ISBN 13 : 9781932425574

Told through verse, this true narrative of a slave from Africa, who was the first man to document his capture and life as an American slave, details how he worked through a lifetim..


Making Freedom

Pub Date : 2009-02-26 | Author : Chandler B. Saint | Publisher : Wesleyan University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780819568540
ISBN 13 : 0819568546

The inspiring story of an 18th-century New England slave who emancipated himself..


A Narrative Of The Life And Adventures Of Venture

Pub Date : 2014-06-18 | Author : Venture Smith | Publisher : CreateSpace

ISBN 10 : 1500239364
ISBN 13 : 9781500239367

A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture - A Native of Africa - Venture Smith. Venture Smith (1729–1805) was an African captured as a child and transported to the Americ..


Running A Thousand Miles For Freedom

Pub Date : 1999-01-01 | Author : William Craft | Publisher : LSU Press

ISBN 10 : 080712320X
ISBN 13 : 9780807123201

Husband and wife William and Ellen Craft's break from slavery in 1848 was perhaps the most extraordinary in American history. Numerous newspaper reports in the United States and ab..


Complicity

Pub Date : 2007-12-18 | Author : Anne Farrow | Publisher : Ballantine Books

ISBN 10 : 9780307414793
ISBN 13 : 0307414795

Slavery in the South has been documented in volumes ranging from exhaustive histories to bestselling novels. But the North’s profit from–indeed, dependence on–slavery has mos..