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Necessary courage : Iowa's Underground Railroad in the struggle against slavery / Lowell J. Soike.

Author/creator Soike, Lowell J. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2013]
Description292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Subject(s)
Series Iowa and the Midwest experience
Iowa and the Midwest experience. ^A1108519
Contents Introduction: Between Slavery and Freedom -- Iowa and the Politics of Slavery -- Iowa Becomes Antislavery -- The Struggle Intensifies -- A Hole of Abolitionists -- The Kansas-Nebraska Act and Political Change in Iowa -- Escapes and Rescues -- Iowa and the Martyrdom of John Brown -- Fearless Defiance -- War and Rebirth -- Remembering and Forgetting the Underground Railroad.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2013010116
ISBN9781609381936 (paperback : acid-free paper)
ISBN1609381939 (paperback : acid-free paper)
Standard identifier# 40022853149

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