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The Resource Twelve years a slave, Solomon Northup ; introduction by Ira Berlin ; general editor Henry Louis Gates, Jr

Twelve years a slave, Solomon Northup ; introduction by Ira Berlin ; general editor Henry Louis Gates, Jr

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Twelve years a slave
Title
Twelve years a slave
Statement of responsibility
Solomon Northup ; introduction by Ira Berlin ; general editor Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born a free man in New York State in 1808, Solomon Northup was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841. He spent the next 12 years as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation, and during this time he was frequently abused and often afraid for his life. This is his detailed description of slave life and plantation society
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1808-1863?
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Northup, Solomon
Dewey number
  • 306.3'62'092
  • 306.3'62'092
  • 306.362092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Gates, Henry Louis
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • Northup, Solomon
  • Slaves
  • Slaves' writings, American
  • African Americans
  • Plantation life
  • Slavery
  • Biography
Label
Twelve years a slave, Solomon Northup ; introduction by Ira Berlin ; general editor Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780143106708
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9780143106708
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Twelve years a slave, Solomon Northup ; introduction by Ira Berlin ; general editor Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780143106708
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9780143106708
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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