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Shadrach Minkins

From Fugitive Slave to Citizen

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$38.50 • £30.95 • €34.50

ISBN 9780674802995

Publication Date: 10/15/1998


304 pages

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

17 halftones; 1 line illustration


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

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