By Matthew J. Clavin

ISBN-10: 0674088220

ISBN-13: 9780674088221

ahead of the Civil struggle, slaves who controlled to flee customarily made their manner northward alongside the Underground Railroad. Matthew Clavin recovers the tale of fugitive slaves who sought freedom by way of sarcastically sojourning deeper into the yank South towards an not likely vacation spot: the small seaport of Pensacola, Florida, a gateway to freedom.

Show description

Read Online or Download Aiming for Pensacola: Fugitive Slaves on the Atlantic and Southern Frontiers PDF

Best anthropology books

Egyptian Colloquial Poetry in the Modern Arabic Canon: New by N. Radwan PDF

Noha Radwan bargains the 1st book-length examine of the emergence, context, and improvement of contemporary Egyptian colloquial poetry, lately used as a automobile for communications within the progressive adolescence stream in Egypt on January twenty fifth 2011, and situates it between modernist Arab poetry.

Read e-book online Maori and Social Issues PDF

Māori and Social concerns is a set of chapters by means of experts of their disciplinary parts from a variety of social and wellbeing and fitness sciences. This booklet is the 1st of a sequence of edited collections that would examine Māori learn in parts which are severe for Māori and for the wider society. This quantity canvases various social matters which are major for a greater knowing of the studies and social surroundings of Māori and spotlight the necessity to verify research-based recommendations to the demanding situations shortly confronted.

Stacy B. Schaefer's Amada's Blessings from the Peyote Gardens of South Texas PDF

Amada Cardenas, a Mexican American lady from the borderlands of South Texas, performed a pivotal function within the little-known heritage of the peyote alternate. She and her husband have been the 1st federally approved peyote purchasers. They all started harvesting and promoting the sacramental plant to fans of the local American Church (NAC) within the Thirties, and after her husband’s demise within the past due Sixties, Mrs.

Download e-book for iPad: New Mythologies in Design and Culture: Reading Signs and by Rebecca Houze

Taking as its element of departure Roland Barthes' vintage sequence of essays, Mythologies, Rebecca Houze provides an exploration of symptoms and emblems within the visible panorama of postmodernity. In 9 chapters Houze considers more than a few modern phenomena, from the historical past of sustainability to the that means of activities and kid's construction toys.

Additional resources for Aiming for Pensacola: Fugitive Slaves on the Atlantic and Southern Frontiers

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Aiming for Pensacola: Fugitive Slaves on the Atlantic and Southern Frontiers by Matthew J. Clavin

by Brian

Rated 4.25 of 5 – based on 8 votes