5 edition of Running a thousand miles for freedom found in the catalog.
Running a thousand miles for freedom
|Other titles||Escape of William and Ellen Craft from slavery.|
|Statement||London, W. Tweedie, 1860.|
|Contributions||Craft, Ellen, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||E444 .C73 1969|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 111 p.|
|Number of Pages||111|
|LC Control Number||77089417|
The planet's spinning a thousand miles an hour around this gigantic nuclear explosion while these people roll these machines with rubber tires over this hard surface that we've laid down over the planet so that we can easily move ourselves back and forth. Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom: Or, The Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery. William Craft, Ellen Craft. Mnemosyne Publishing Company, - History - pages. All Book Search results » Bibliographic information. Title: Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom: Or, The Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery.
This compelling narrative recounts a remarkable escape. Light-skinned Ellen Craft disguised herself as a man while her husband, William, posed as her servant. The pair successfully traveled from Georgia to Philadelphia and later settled in Boston. Their story offers fascinating insights into issues of race, gender, and class in 19th-century America. The Paperback of the Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom: or, the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery by William Craft, Ellen Craft | at Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom is a fast-paced, suspenseful account of their incredible journey. Publish your book with B&frithwilliams.com: Dover Publications.
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, An excerpt from Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom or the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery by William Craft, an antislavery book listing cases of individuals targeted by the Fugitive Slave Law. RUNNING A THOUSAND MILES FOR FREEDOM William and Ellen Craft RUNNING A THOUSAND MILES FOR FREEDOM OR, THE ESCAPE OF WILLIAM AND ELLEN CRAFT FROM SLAVERY. "Slaves cannot breathe in England: if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free; They touch our country, and their shackles fall." COWPER RUNNING A THOUSAND MILES FOR FREEDOM .
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In Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom (), William Craft recounts the circumstances under which he and his wife escaped from slavery. His account also relates incidents that portray the evils of slavery, including its negative effects on slaveholders, white children sold into slavery, and other slaves.
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom: The Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery (Brown Thrasher Books) [William Craft, Barbara McCaskill] on frithwilliams.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In William and Ellen Craft made one of the most daring and remarkable escapes in the history of slavery in America.
With fair-skinned Ellen in the guise of a white male planter and William Cited by: Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom book. Read 63 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Husband and wife William and Ellen Craft's bre 4/5.
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom. Their book provides a unique view of race, gender, and class in the 19th century. It offers examples of racial passing, cross-dressing, and middle-class "performance" in a society in which each of these boundaries was thought to be distinct and stable.
Feb 22, · Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom [Ellen Craft, William Craft] on frithwilliams.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the intro: Having heard while in Slavery that God made of one blood all nations of men, and also that the American Declaration of Independence says/5(23).
In William and Ellen Craft made one of the most daring and remarkable escapes in the history of slavery in America. With fair-skinned Ellen in the guise of a white male planter and William posing as her servant, the Crafts traveled by rail and ship--in plain sight and relative luxury--from bondage in Macon, Georgia, to freedom first in Philadelphia, then Boston, and ultimately England.
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom is a written account by Ellen Craft and William Craft first published in Their book reached wide audiences in Great Britain and the United States and it represents one of the most compelling of the many slave narratives published before the.
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom by Ellen Craft and William Craft - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Essays and criticism on Ellen Smith's Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom - Critical Essays The book Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom by the former fugitive slave couple William and Ellen.
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom is autobiographical but concerns only a small portion of two lives. The memoir is narrated in the first-person voice of William Craft, but its authorship is.
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom is the most significant fugitive slave narrative to come out of Georgia. I know of no other account that provides as riveting an account of an actual escape experience. It offers so much more in its treatment of gender and racial role-reversals, of husband-wife and master-slave relations, and of abolitionist activity on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line.
Running A Thousand Miles For Freedom - Incredible Escape of William & Ellen Craft from Slavery: A True and Thrilling Tale of Deceit, Intrigue and Breakout Cited by: Dec 01, · Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom is a must read for all American history students and should be required reading at least at the high school level.
This book gives the reader a first-person view of that "Peculiar Instition" known as slavery and to what lengths one will go to Cited by: Chester Fontenot, Director of Africana Studies at Mercer University, talked about the book, Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom, the story of William and Ellen Craft, who escaped slavery in Macon.
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William Craft. Ellen Craft. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. This book is not intended as a full history of the life of my wife, nor of myself; but merely as an account of our escape. WHAT WE BELIEVE GOD TO BE PLAYS A VITAL ROLE IN WHO WE BECOME.
~ Even our lack of belief produces a crop, for nature itself teaches ~ A REAPING AND SOWING PRICIPLE that exists in HIS PROVIDENCE. ~ One can also see that in the LAND SET BEFORE US and given to us by his grace is a providence in the same path ~ We are all on a this similar PATH and we all will seek THE.
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Page - Thou livest in the life of all good things ; What words thou spak'st for Freedom shall not die ; Thou sleepest not, for now thy Love hath wings To soar where hence thy Hope could hardly fly. And often, from that other world, on this Some gleams from great souls gone before may shine, To shed on struggling hearts a clearer bliss, And clothe the Right with lustre more divine.5/5(2).
Aug 01, · She’s set to star in a film adaptation of the book, Running a Thousand Miles For Freedom: Or, the Escape of Williams and Ellen Craft from .Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom $ No account, though, conveyed the ingenuity, daring, good fortune, and love that characterized their flight for freedom better than the couple’s own version, published ina remarkable authorial accomplishment only twelve years beyond illiteracy.Book To Movie a list of titles created 06 Dec Films a list of titles Search for "Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom" on frithwilliams.com Learn more More Like This.
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