The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad

by William Still


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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 enabled them to escape from bondage. 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 then orthern states of America and in Canada. Incredibly moving, it offers a fascinating insight into this vital aspect of nineteenth-century American history.

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ISBN-13: 9781788289771
Publisher: Arcturus
Publication date: 06/20/2018
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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