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The dawn of Detroit : a chronicle of slavery and freedom in the city of the straits / Tiya Miles.

Miles, Tiya, 1970- (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 977.434 MIL (Text) 36626103874186 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781620972311 (hc : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 162097231X (hc : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: the coast of the strait -- The straits of slavery (1760-1770) -- The war for liberty (1774-1783) -- The wild northwest (1783-1803) -- The winds of change (1802-1807) -- The rise of the renegades (1807-1815) -- Conclusion: the American city (1817 and beyond) -- Coda: a note on historical conversations and concepts.
Subject: Slavery > Michigan.
Detroit (Mich.) > History > 18th century.
Detroit (Mich.) > History > 19th century.
Detroit (Mich.) > Race relations.
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