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The Life of Josiah Henson Formerly a Slave, Now an Inhabitant of Canada by Josiah Henson

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Published by Applewood Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • People of Color,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Slavery,
  • Biography & Autobiography / People of Color,
  • Chronological Period/19th Century,
  • Ethnic Orientation/African-American,
  • Fugitive slaves,
  • Henson, Josiah,
  • Slaves,
  • Social Science/Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science/General,
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher,
  • United States,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8597946M
ISBN 10155709585X
ISBN 109781557095855

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