The kidnapping club : : Wall Street, slavery, and resistance on the eve of the Civil War

Title The kidnapping club : : Wall Street, slavery, and resistance on the eve of the Civil War
Names Wells, Jonathan Daniel.
Book Number DB101661
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation A historian recounts how a network of judges, lawyers, and police officers known as "The New York Kidnapping Club" abetted the kidnapping of free and fugitive African Americans in the 1830s. He also describes abolitionist efforts to fight for the rights of New Yorkers. Some violence and some strong language. 2020.
Narrator Konicek, James.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Male narrator.
Contains violence.
Contains strong language.
LC Subject Free African Americans - Legal status, laws, etc - History - 19th century
Free African Americans - New York (State) - New York - History - 19th century
Fugitive slaves - New York (State) - New York - History - 19th century
Fugitive slaves - United States - History - 19th century
Kidnapping victims - New York (State) - New York - History - 19th century
Kidnapping victims - United States - History - 19th century
Slave trade - United States - History - 19th century
Slavery - United States - History - 19th century
Nonfiction
Talking books
Downloadable books
Call Number 974.7100496073009034 ANF
Language English
Released 2021
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2021 (Potomac Talking Book Services, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: First edition. New York : Bold Type Books, [2020] 9781645037118
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