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Harriet Tubman : the road to freedom / Catherine Clinton.

By: Clinton, Catherine, 1952-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown, �2004Edition: 1st ed.Description: xiii, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0316144924; 9780316144926; 0316155942; 9780316155946.Subject(s): Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913 | Slaves -- United States -- Biography | African American women -- Biography | Underground Railroad | Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913 | Esclaves -- �Etats-Unis -- Biographies | Noires am�ericaines -- Biographies | Mouvements antiesclavagistes -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913 | African American women | Antislavery movements | Slaves | Underground Railroad | United States | 1800-1899Genre/Form: Biographies. | Biography. | History. | Biographies.DDC classification: 973.7/115 | B Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Remembering Harriet Tubman -- Born into bondage -- Coming of age in the land of Egypt -- Crossing over to freedom -- In a free state -- The Liberty lines -- The Moses of her people -- Canadian exile -- Trouble in Canaan -- Crossroads at Harpers Ferry -- Arise, Brethren -- Bittersweet victories -- Final battles -- Harriet Tubman's legacy.
Summary: A biography of the fugitive slave turned "conductor" on the Underground Railroad describes Tubman's youth in the South, her escape to Philadelphia, her efforts to liberate slaves, and her work for the Union Army.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-257) and index.

Remembering Harriet Tubman -- Born into bondage -- Coming of age in the land of Egypt -- Crossing over to freedom -- In a free state -- The Liberty lines -- The Moses of her people -- Canadian exile -- Trouble in Canaan -- Crossroads at Harpers Ferry -- Arise, Brethren -- Bittersweet victories -- Final battles -- Harriet Tubman's legacy.

A biography of the fugitive slave turned "conductor" on the Underground Railroad describes Tubman's youth in the South, her escape to Philadelphia, her efforts to liberate slaves, and her work for the Union Army.

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