Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



A question of freedom : the families who challenged slavery from the nation's founding to the Civil War / William G. Thomas III.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Public Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Main Library 306.3 T463q (Text) 31901004479343 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780300234121
  • ISBN: 0300234120
  • Physical Description: 418 pages : illustrations, maps, genealogical charts ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Georgetown, April 2017 -- The planting -- The inheritance.
Summary, etc.:
The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.
Subject: Slaves > Emancipation > Maryland > Prince George's County.
Slaves > Emancipation > United States > History.
Slaves > Maryland > Prince George's County > Biography.
Slaves > United States > Biography.
Slaves > Legal status, laws, etc. > Maryland > Prince George's County.
Slaves > Legal status, laws, etc. > United States.
Antislavery movements > Maryland > Prince George's County.
Antislavery movements > United States.
Prince George's County (Md.) > History.

Additional Resources