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Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad

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Synopsis:

For the first time, the secret codes used in slave quilt patterns that served as maps to escape on the Underground Railroad are revealed--suggesting that there was an organized African-American resistance movement that predated the Abolitionist crusade. Two 8-page color photos inserts. Line drawings.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-220

About the Author

JACQUELINE TOBIN is a teacher, collector, and writer of women's stories.   She lives in Colorado.   RAYMOND DOBARD, Ph.D., is an art history professor at Howard University and a nationally known African-American quilter.   He lives in Washington, D.C.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385497671
Foreword:
Benberry, Cuesta
Foreword:
Benberry, Cuesta
Foreword by:
Benberry, Cuesta
Foreword:
Benberry, Cuesta
Author:
Tobin, Jacqueline L.
Author:
Dobard, Raymond G.
Author:
Benberry, Cuesta
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
African American Studies - History
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Fugitive slaves
Subject:
Underground railroad
Subject:
Ciphers
Subject:
African American quilts
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
Fugitive slaves -- United States.
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
African American Studies-Black Heritage
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
99-5
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2-8 PG COL INS, LINE DR THRGHT
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.00x5.24x.65 in. .60 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , For the first time, the secret codes used in slave quilt patterns that served as maps to escape on the Underground Railroad are revealed--suggesting that there was an organized African-American resistance movement that predated the Abolitionist crusade. Two 8-page color photos inserts. Line drawings.
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