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Published: 26 February 2015

320 Pages | 35 black & white halftones, 3 maps


ISBN: 9780198737902

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Gateway to Freedom

The Hidden History of America's Fugitive Slaves

Eric Foner

  • A remarkable story of escape from slavery in America's Deep South
  • How three New Yorkers helped over 3000 fugitive African slaves to a new life of liberty in the decades before abolition
  • An untold chapter in the story of America's 'underground railroad' from slavery to freedom