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The Underground Railroad Records : Narrating the Hardships, Hairbreadth Escapes, and Death Struggles of Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom
by William Still and Ta-Nehisi Coates and Quincy T. Mills




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A riveting collection of the hardships, hairbreadth escapes and mortal struggles of enslaved people seeking freedom: these are the true stories of the Underground Railroad.

As a conductor for the Underground Railroad, the covert resistance network created to aid and protect slaves seeking freedom; William Still helped as many as 800 people escape enslavement. He also meticulously collected the letters, biographical sketches, arrival memos and ransomed notes of the escapees. The Underground Railroad Records is an archive containing the primary documents and narrative arc of the greatest, most successful campaign of civil disobedience in American History.
This edition, with a powerful introduction by Ta-Nehisi Coates, whose debut novel evokes these records, highlights the remarkable creativity, resilience and determination demonstrated by those trying to subvert bondage. It is a timeless testament to the power we all have to challenge systems that oppress us.

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Overview

A riveting collection of the hardships, hairbreadth escapes and mortal struggles of enslaved people seeking freedom: these are the true stories of the Underground Railroad.

As a conductor for the Underground Railroad, the covert resistance network created to aid and protect slaves seeking freedom; William Still helped as many as 800 people escape enslavement. He also meticulously collected the letters, biographical sketches, arrival memos and ransomed notes of the escapees. The Underground Railroad Records is an archive containing the primary documents and narrative arc of the greatest, most successful campaign of civil disobedience in American History.
This edition, with a powerful introduction by Ta-Nehisi Coates, whose debut novel evokes these records, highlights the remarkable creativity, resilience and determination demonstrated by those trying to subvert bondage. It is a timeless testament to the power we all have to challenge systems that oppress us.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781984855053
  • ISBN-10: 1984855050
  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • Publish Date: September 2019
  • Page Count: 384
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.57 pounds


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