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Author Thomas, William G., 1964- author.

Title A question of freedom : the families who challenged slavery from the nation's founding to the Civil War / William G. Thomas III.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, [2020]
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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    306.362 THO    Available
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Description 418 pages : illustrations, maps, genealogical charts ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Georgetown, April 2017 -- The planting -- The inheritance.
Summary The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.
Subject Slaves -- Emancipation -- Maryland -- Prince George's County.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States -- History.
Slaves -- Maryland -- Prince George's County -- Biography.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography.
Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Maryland -- Prince George's County.
Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Antislavery movements -- Maryland -- Prince George's County.
Antislavery movements -- United States.
Prince George's County (Md.) -- History.
Added Title Families who challenged slavery from the nation's founding to the Civil War
ISBN 9780300234121 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0300234120 (hardcover ; alk. paper)

 
    
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