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Author Barker, Gordon S., 1952-

Title The imperfect revolution : Anthony Burns and the landscape of race in antebellum America / Gordon S. Barker.

Published Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  973.7115092 BARK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 169 pages ; 24 cm.
Series American abolitionism and antislavery.
American abolitionism and antislavery.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : remembering Anthony Burns -- Perceiving the North Star -- The elusive North Star over the cradle of liberty -- The background to the spectacle -- The meaning of the spectacle : "no more tumults" and the Black Bostonian response -- A call to action in Virginia -- Anthony Burns's St. Catharines : safety under the "lion's paw" -- Epilogue : Anthony Burns, past and present.
Subject Burns, Anthony, 1834-1862.
Burns, Anthony, 1834-1862 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
United States. Fugitive slave law (1850)
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Biography.
Fugitive slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Fugitive slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Massachusetts.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Antislavery movements -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Race relations.
ISBN 9781606350690 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1606350692 (hardcover : alk. paper)