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Hidden in Plain View : A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad
by Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard


Overview - For the first time, the secret codes used in slave quilt patterns that served as maps to escape on the Underground Railroad are revealed--suggesting that there was an organized African-American resistance movement that predated the Abolitionist crusade.  Read more...

 
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Overview
For the first time, the secret codes used in slave quilt patterns that served as maps to escape on the Underground Railroad are revealed--suggesting that there was an organized African-American resistance movement that predated the Abolitionist crusade. Two 8-page color photos inserts. Line drawings.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780385497671
  • ISBN-10: 0385497679
  • Publisher: Anchor Books
  • Publish Date: January 2000
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.24 x 0.65 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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Books > Social Science > Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Books > Social Science > Slavery
Books > History > United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)

 
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