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Freedom By Any Means

Con Games, Voodoo Schemes, True Love and Lawsuits on the Underground Railroad


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Freedom By Any Means
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Steeped historical research, this inspiring account explores the extraordinary methods used by African American slaves to maintain seemingly impossible personal relationships during the 19th century. Besides running away together or raising money to buy their own freedom, lovers also filed successful lawsuits, became military spies or counterspies and used rumours of voodoo to create bluffs and tricks in order to survive. An inspiring testimony to the ingenuity of humans caught up in inhumane situations.
Release date Australia
February 2nd, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Atria Books
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