Refugees from Slavery: Autobiographies of Fugitive Slaves in Canada Benjamin Drew
  • Title: Refugees from Slavery: Autobiographies of Fugitive Slaves in Canada
  • Author: Benjamin Drew
  • ISBN: 9780486434483
  • Page: 478
  • Format: Paperback
  • Refugees from Slavery: Autobiographies of Fugitive Slaves in Canada Benjamin Drew Refugees from Slavery Autobiographies of Fugitive Slaves in Canada In the mid s Boston abolitionist Benjamin Drew visited numerous Canadian towns interviewing scores of refugees from Southern slave states and taking notes of what they had to say For reasons of
    In the mid 1850s, Boston abolitionist Benjamin Drew visited numerous Canadian towns, interviewing scores of refugees from Southern slave states and taking notes of what they had to say For reasons of safety, he protected the identity of his informants and used fictitious names.Drew s subsequent book was an immediate response to a volume by a Boston preacher who opposed abIn the mid 1850s, Boston abolitionist Benjamin Drew visited numerous Canadian towns, interviewing scores of refugees from Southern slave states and taking notes of what they had to say For reasons of safety, he protected the identity of his informants and used fictitious names.Drew s subsequent book was an immediate response to a volume by a Boston preacher who opposed abolition Drew s soul stirring account, the culmination of countless fugitive slave autobiographies that preceded it, stressed the well known abuses suffered by slaves It also offered fresh insights into the workings of the plantation system and provided a valuable depiction of the lives of former slaves in the North and in Canada.A significant work in the abolitionist crusade that also had an enormous influence on twentieth century historians, Refugees from Slavery is essential reading for students of American history and African American studies.
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    1. To say I loved this book is a bit of an incongruity How can someone love actual accounts from American, mid 19th refugee slaves, full blown in matter of fact prose There are horrors here that will drop the most hardened cynic to their knees.I originally picked up the book as primary research for a future novel, and found myself once again climbing aboard my human rights soap box as I did as a girl in the late 60s and early 70s.All of the accounts in the book, originally compiled in the 19th cent [...]

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