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The Trials of Anthony Burns: Freedom and Slavery in Emerson's Boston
The Trials of Anthony Burns Freedom and Slavery in Emerson's Boston
Author: Albert J. Von Frank, Albert J. Von Frank
Before 1854, most Northerners managed to ignore the distant unpleasantness of slavery. But that year an escaped Virginia slave, Anthony Burns, was captured and brought to trial in Boston-and never again could Northerners look the other way. This is the story of Burns's trial and of how, arising in abolitionist Boston just as the incendiary Kansa...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780674039544
ISBN-10: 0674039548
Publication Date: 2/15/1998
Pages: 409
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Publisher: Harvard University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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