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Harriet Tubman : Slavery, the Civil War, and Civil Rights in the Nineteenth Century (Hardcover) (Kristen

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Escaped slave, Civil War spy, scout, and nurse, and champion of women's suffrage, Harriet Tubman is an icon of heroism. Perhaps most famous for leading enslaved people to freedom through the Underground Railroad, Tubman was dubbed "Moses" by followers. But abolition and the close of the Civil War were far from the end of her remarkable career. Tubman continued to fight for black civil rights, and campaign fiercely for women’s suffrage, throughout her life.

In this vivid, concise narrative supplemented by primary documents, Kristen T. Oertelintroduces readers to Tubman’s extraordinary life, from the trauma of her childhood slavery to her civil rights activism in the late nineteenth century, and in the process reveals a nation’s struggle over its most central injustices.

Number of Pages: 168
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Routledge Historical Americans
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Kristen T. Oertel
Language: English
Street Date: September 10, 2015
TCIN: 50125877
UPC: 9780415825115
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-2979
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