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Fugitivism : Escaping Slavery in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1820-1860 / S. Charles Bolton.

Author/creator Bolton, S. Charles author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Fayetteville, AR : The University of Arkansas Press, 2019.
Descriptionx, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Arkansas history
Contents The lower Mississippi Valley -- Counties and percentage of enslaved people in 1860 -- Introduction -- The honest growler and absentee slaves -- Like ants into a pantry -- I would rather a Negro do anything else than runaway -- Dem boat am in de water -- The urban runaway -- Stealing slaves to sell or save -- Each one is made a policeman -- Federal fugitives, the kidnapper captain, and gruesome stories -- Post script
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 265-281) and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Bolton, S. Charles, author. Fugitivism Fayetteville, AR : The University of Arkansas Press, 2019 9781610756693
LCCN 2018054035
Other class# HI.F 3/178-8:F 83/2019

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