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Harriet Tubman: A Biography
     

Harriet Tubman: A Biography

by James A. McGowan, William C. Kashatus
 

This concise biography of Harriet Tubman, the African American abolitionist, explores her various roles as an Underground Railroad conductor, Civil War scout and nurse, and women's rights advocate.

• Maps and detailed descriptions of the major Underground Railroad routes Tubman used in guiding fugitives to freedom

• 24 primary source excerpts from

Overview

This concise biography of Harriet Tubman, the African American abolitionist, explores her various roles as an Underground Railroad conductor, Civil War scout and nurse, and women's rights advocate.

• Maps and detailed descriptions of the major Underground Railroad routes Tubman used in guiding fugitives to freedom

• 24 primary source excerpts from newspapers, contemporary correspondence, and Tubman's military records

• 13 photographs

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"a solid addition to any community library biography collection, enthusiastically recommended." - Midwest Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313348815
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/02/2011
Series:
Greenwood Biographies Series
Pages:
167
Sales rank:
1,099,753
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

The late James A. McGowan was editor of the Harriet Tubman Journal and author of several books, including Station Master on the Underground Railroad: The Life and Letters of Thomas Garrett.

William C. Kashatus holds a doctorate in history from the University of Pennsylvania.

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