The Resource The long walk to freedom : runaway slave narratives, edited and with introductions by Devon W. Carbado and Donald Weise

The long walk to freedom : runaway slave narratives, edited and with introductions by Devon W. Carbado and Donald Weise

Label
The long walk to freedom : runaway slave narratives
Title
The long walk to freedom
Title remainder
runaway slave narratives
Statement of responsibility
edited and with introductions by Devon W. Carbado and Donald Weise
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A compilation of 12 first-person accounts of the runaway slave phenomenon spanning eight decades. Told in the voices of the runaway slaves themselves, these narratives reveal the extraordinary and often innovative ways that these men and women sought freedom and demanded citizenship. Also included is an essay by UCLA history professor Brenda Stevenson that contextualizes these narratives, as well as a look into the daily life of a slave. Divided into four categories--running away for family, running inspired by religion, running by any means necessary, and running to be free-these stories are a testament to the indelible spirit of these remarkable survivors
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.L83 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carbado, Devon W
  • Weise, Donald
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Slaves' writings, American
  • Slavery
  • Underground Railroad
Label
The long walk to freedom : runaway slave narratives, edited and with introductions by Devon W. Carbado and Donald Weise
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Running because of family.
  • From
  • Slavery days in old Kentucky. A true story of a father who sold his wife and four children. By one of the children
  • From
  • The narrative of Bethany Veney, a slave woman
  • From
  • Life and adventures of Robert, the hermit of Massachusetts, who has lived 14 years in a cave, secluded from human society. Comprising, an account of his birth, parentage, sufferings, and providential escape from unjust and cruel bondage in early life-- and his reasons for becoming a recluse
  • Running inspired by religion.
  • From
  • A narrative of some remarkable incidents in the life of Solomon Bayley, formerly a slave in the State of Delaware, North America; written by himself, and published for his benefit; to which are prefixed, a few remarks by Robert Hurnard
  • "I will run away"
  • From
  • The confessions of Nat Turner, the leader of the late insurrection in Southampton, Va.
  • From
  • Sunshine and shadow of slave life. Reminiscences as told by Isaac D. Williams to "Tege"
  • running by any means necessary.
  • From
  • Incidents in the life of a slave girl. Written by herself
  • From
  • Narrative of the life of Henry Box Brown, written by himself
  • From
  • Running to be free.
  • Running a thousand miles for freedom, or, The escape of William and Ellen Craft from slavery
  • Contextualizing the runaway experience : a brief history of slavery in America
  • Brenda E. Stevenson
  • From
  • A narrative of the adventures and escape of Moses Roper, from American slavery. With an appendix, containing a list of places visited by the author in Great Britain and Ireland and the British Isles; and other matter
  • From
  • Narrative of James Curry, a fugitive slave
  • From
  • Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave. Written by himself
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 248 p.
Isbn
9780807069127
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012004905
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 4051711-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4051711
  • (Sirsi) o767564521
  • (OCoLC)767564521
Label
The long walk to freedom : runaway slave narratives, edited and with introductions by Devon W. Carbado and Donald Weise
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Running because of family.
  • From
  • Slavery days in old Kentucky. A true story of a father who sold his wife and four children. By one of the children
  • From
  • The narrative of Bethany Veney, a slave woman
  • From
  • Life and adventures of Robert, the hermit of Massachusetts, who has lived 14 years in a cave, secluded from human society. Comprising, an account of his birth, parentage, sufferings, and providential escape from unjust and cruel bondage in early life-- and his reasons for becoming a recluse
  • Running inspired by religion.
  • From
  • A narrative of some remarkable incidents in the life of Solomon Bayley, formerly a slave in the State of Delaware, North America; written by himself, and published for his benefit; to which are prefixed, a few remarks by Robert Hurnard
  • "I will run away"
  • From
  • The confessions of Nat Turner, the leader of the late insurrection in Southampton, Va.
  • From
  • Sunshine and shadow of slave life. Reminiscences as told by Isaac D. Williams to "Tege"
  • running by any means necessary.
  • From
  • Incidents in the life of a slave girl. Written by herself
  • From
  • Narrative of the life of Henry Box Brown, written by himself
  • From
  • Running to be free.
  • Running a thousand miles for freedom, or, The escape of William and Ellen Craft from slavery
  • Contextualizing the runaway experience : a brief history of slavery in America
  • Brenda E. Stevenson
  • From
  • A narrative of the adventures and escape of Moses Roper, from American slavery. With an appendix, containing a list of places visited by the author in Great Britain and Ireland and the British Isles; and other matter
  • From
  • Narrative of James Curry, a fugitive slave
  • From
  • Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave. Written by himself
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 248 p.
Isbn
9780807069127
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012004905
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 4051711-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4051711
  • (Sirsi) o767564521
  • (OCoLC)767564521

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