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The Underground Railroad

Author: William Still
Pub Date: 15/04/2017
First published in 1872, William Still's collection of accounts and letters is a powerful testament to the trials and tribulations of fugitive slaves who used the Underground Railroad, a secret network that helped them to escape from bondage.
ISBN: 9781784287139
Availability: In stock

£6.99



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A 'conductor' for the railroad, Still was the son of a fugitive slave himself and a campaigner for social reform. This abridged edition of 'The Underground Railroad' brings to light the terrors experienced by the thousands of African-Americans who sought a better life in the northern states of America and Canada. INcredibly moving, it offers a fascinating insight into this vital aspect of nineteenth-century American history.
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