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The Resource The Underground Railroad and the geography of violence in antebellum America, Robert H. Churchill, University of Hartford, (electronic resource)

The Underground Railroad and the geography of violence in antebellum America, Robert H. Churchill, University of Hartford, (electronic resource)

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The Underground Railroad and the geography of violence in antebellum America
Title
The Underground Railroad and the geography of violence in antebellum America
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Robert H. Churchill, University of Hartford
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As runaway slaves fled from the South to escape bondage, slave catchers followed in their wake. The arrival of fugitives and slave catchers in the North set off violent confrontations that left participants and local residents enraged and embittered. Historian Robert H. Churchill places the Underground Railroad in the context of a geography of violence, a shifting landscape in which clashing norms of violence shaped the activities of slave catchers and the fugitives and abolitionists who defied them. Churchill maps four distinct cultures of violence: one that prevailed in the South and three more in separate regions of the North: the Borderland, the Contested Region, and the Free Soil Region. Slave catchers who followed fugitives into the North brought with them a Southern culture of violence that sanctioned white brutality as a means of enforcing racial hierarchy and upholding masculine honor, but their arrival triggered vastly different violent reactions in the three regions of the North. Underground activists adapted their operations to these distinct cultures of violence, and the cultural collisions between slave catchers and local communities transformed Northern attitudes, co--
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Churchill, Robert H
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Coffin, Levi
  • Underground Railroad
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Abolitionists
  • Antislavery movements
  • Fugitive slaves
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The Underground Railroad and the geography of violence in antebellum America, Robert H. Churchill, University of Hartford, (electronic resource)
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https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108773997
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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rdacontent
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CR9781108773997
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1 online resource (xiii, 256 pages)
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online
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Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
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9781108489126
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)1119745414
Label
The Underground Railroad and the geography of violence in antebellum America, Robert H. Churchill, University of Hartford, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108773997
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
CR9781108773997
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 256 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781108489126
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1119745414

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