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Shadrach Minkins

From Fugitive Slave to Citizen

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$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674802995

Publication Date: 10/15/1998


304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

17 halftones; 1 line illustration


  • Prologue
  • Norfolk
    • “Han’t Got No Self”
    • “Horses and Men, Cattle and Women, Pigs and Children”
    • “The Silver Trump of Freedom”
  • Boston
    • “Cradle of Liberty”?
    • “A New Reign of Terror”
    • “Much Excitement Prevails”
    • “A Thing…or a Man?”
    • “Plucked as a Brand from the Burning”
    • “Never Was a Darker Day
    • North Star
  • Montreal
    • “Please to Remember Me Kindly”
    • A Home Far Away
    • “Free at Last! Free at Last!”
  • Epilogue
    • Militia Petition by Black Residents of Montreal
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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