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The Resource Liberty or death : the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution, by Margaret Whitman Blair

Liberty or death : the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution, by Margaret Whitman Blair

Label
Liberty or death : the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution
Title
Liberty or death
Title remainder
the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution
Statement of responsibility
by Margaret Whitman Blair
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Presentation of the little-known story of the American Revolution told from the perspectives of the African-American slaves who fought on the side of the British Royal Army in exchange for a promise of freedom
  • This book recounts the experiences of the slaves who answered Lord Dunmore's 1775 promise that any slave who left his master and fought for the British would have their freedom
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blair, Margaret Whitman
Dewey number
973.3/46
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
E269.N3
LC item number
B55 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.3
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African American soldiers
  • African American loyalists
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Freedmen
  • Slaves
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • African American soldiers
  • African American loyalists
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Freedmen
  • Slavery
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Liberty or death : the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution, by Margaret Whitman Blair
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on lining papers
Bar code
  • 31223093238385
  • 31223093238377
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 61) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Liberty to slaves -- And some joined the Patriots -- War and its aftermath -- Nova Scotia and freedom -- Africa: the promised land
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9781426305917
Lccn
2009026853
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • 320187235
  • (OCoLC)320187235
Label
Liberty or death : the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution, by Margaret Whitman Blair
Publication
Note
Map on lining papers
Bar code
  • 31223093238385
  • 31223093238377
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 61) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Liberty to slaves -- And some joined the Patriots -- War and its aftermath -- Nova Scotia and freedom -- Africa: the promised land
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9781426305917
Lccn
2009026853
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • 320187235
  • (OCoLC)320187235

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