Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover
Author Hudson, J. Blaine.

Title Encyclopedia of the underground railroad / J. Blaine Hudson.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Reference    R 973.7 HUD    Available
Description vii, 308 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-300) and index.
Summary "Fugitive slaves were reported in the American colonies as early as the 1640s, and escapes escalated with the growth of slavery over the next two hundred years. By the onset of the Civil War in 1861, the Underground Railroad included members, defined stops, set escape routes and a code language"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Underground Railroad -- Encyclopedias.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Underground Railroad -- Encyclopédies.
Esclaves fugitifs -- États-Unis -- Histoire -- Encyclopédies.
Esclavage -- États-Unis -- Histoire -- Encyclopédies.
Weggelopen slaven.
Verenigde Staten.
ISBN 0786424591 (alk. paper)
9780786424597 (alk. paper)

Available items only