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The Resource In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis

In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis

Label
In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives
Title
In the shadow of Liberty
Title remainder
the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth C. Davis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Kenneth C
Dewey number
920.0092/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 10 to 14
LC call number
E444
LC item number
.D36 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Presidents
  • Slavery
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Presidents
  • Slavery
  • United States
Target audience
adolescent
Label
In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Out of the Shadows -- "The Loudest Yelps for Liberty" -- Two Stolen From Africa -- Timeline 1: 1619-1700 -- "My Multatto Man William" : The Story of Billy Lee -- Timeline 2: 1702-1776 -- "Absconded from the Household of the President" : The Story of Ona Judge -- Timeline 3: 1777-1808 -- Master Jefferson's People : The Story of Isaac Granger -- Timeline 4: 1809-1820 -- White House, Black Man : The Story of Paul Jennings -- Timeline 5: 1821-1832 -- "How Would You Like to Be a Slave?" : The Story of Alfred Jackson -- Timeline 6: 1833-1850 -- Afterword: "That All May Be Free"
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xvii, 285 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781627793117
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2015035204
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky279740639
  • (OCoLC)935492886
  • 932618
Label
In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Out of the Shadows -- "The Loudest Yelps for Liberty" -- Two Stolen From Africa -- Timeline 1: 1619-1700 -- "My Multatto Man William" : The Story of Billy Lee -- Timeline 2: 1702-1776 -- "Absconded from the Household of the President" : The Story of Ona Judge -- Timeline 3: 1777-1808 -- Master Jefferson's People : The Story of Isaac Granger -- Timeline 4: 1809-1820 -- White House, Black Man : The Story of Paul Jennings -- Timeline 5: 1821-1832 -- "How Would You Like to Be a Slave?" : The Story of Alfred Jackson -- Timeline 6: 1833-1850 -- Afterword: "That All May Be Free"
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xvii, 285 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781627793117
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2015035204
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky279740639
  • (OCoLC)935492886
  • 932618

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