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Hidden in plain view : the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0385497679 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780385497671 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    x, 220 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st Anchor Books ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Anchor Books, 2000.

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General Note: "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday in 1999"--T.p. verso.
"New to the paperback edition is an afterword by Jacqueline Tobin and Raymond Dobard, revealing and explicating the second part of Ozella's Code, which instructed fugitives how to survive the journey to Canada, and freedom"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [205]-220.
Formatted Contents Note: Fabric of heritage: Africa and African American quiltmaking -- Underground railroad -- "There are five square knots ..." -- "The Monkey wrench turns the wagon wheel ..." -- "Once they got to the crossroads ..." -- "Flying geese stay on the drunkard's path ..." -- Steal away -- African American quilts: style and traditions.
Subject: Underground Railroad
Fugitive slaves United States Communication History 19th century
African American quilts Social aspects History 19th century
Ciphers History 19th century
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