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Harriet Tubman and the Fight for Freedom: A Brief History with Documents (The Bedford Series in History and Culture)

This book is about Harriet Tubman
"Harriet Tubman and the Fight for Freedom: A Brief History with Documents" offers a compelling exploration of one of America's most courageous figures, Harriet Tubman. Published on February 15, 2013, as part of The Bedford Series in History and Culture, this book delves deep into the intersecting worlds of slavery, the antislavery movement, and the famed Underground Railroad. Designed for middle-school readers, it not only charts Tubman’s heroic actions but also contextualizes them within the broader national tensions that culminated in the Civil War and the subsequent Reconstruction era. By incorporating a variety of historical documents, the narrative not only recounts Tubman's life but also encourages critical thinking about the enduring impacts of racial injustice. This book is perfect for young readers eager to understand the roots of social justice movements and the powerful legacy of those, like Tubman, who fought tirelessly for freedom.
Published by Bedford/St. Martin's on February 15, 2013
192 pages
ISBN: 9780312464516
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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