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Necessary Courage: Iowa's Underground Railroad in the Struggle Against Slavery

Lowell J. Soike
Format
Book
Published
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2013]
Language
English
Series
Iowa and the Midwest Experience
ISBN
9781609381936 (paperback : acid-free paper), 1609381939 (paperback : acid-free paper), 9781609382223 (ebook), 1609382226 (ebook)
Contents
  • Introduction: Between Slavery and Freedom
  • Iowa and the Politics of Slavery
  • Iowa Becomes Antislavery
  • The Struggle Intensifies
  • A Hole of Abolitionists
  • The Kansas-Nebraska Act and Political Change in Iowa
  • Escapes and Rescues
  • Iowa and the Martyrdom of John Brown
  • Fearless Defiance
  • War and Rebirth
  • Remembering and Forgetting the Underground Railroad.
Description
292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-275) and index.
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