South to freedom : : runaway slaves to Mexico and the road to the Civil War

Title South to freedom : : runaway slaves to Mexico and the road to the Civil War
Names Baumgartner, Alice.
Book Number DB103727
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation A historian examines how thousands of enslaved people in America escaped into Mexico, where slavery was abolished in 1837. She describes how Mexico's increasingly radical antislavery policies fueled the sectional crisis in the United States in the years leading up to the American Civil War. Some violence and some strong language. 2020.
Narrator Dukin, Kerry.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Female narrator.
Contains violence.
Contains strong language.
LC Subject Fugitive slaves - Mexico - History - 19th century
Fugitive slaves - United States - History - 19th century
Slavery - Mexico - History - 19th century
Slavery - United States - History - 19th century
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Causes
Talking books
Call Number 973.7115 ANF
Language English
Released 2020
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2020 (American Printing House for the Blind, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Basic Books, 2020. 9781541617773
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