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The Resource Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American slave, by Charles Ball, (electronic resource)

Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American slave, by Charles Ball, (electronic resource)

Label
Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American slave
Title
Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American slave
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Ball
Title variation
  • Fifty years in chains
  • Life of an American slave
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fifty Years in Chains: Or, the Life of an American Slave (1859) was an abridged and unauthorized reprint of the earlier Slavery in the United States (1836). In the narratives, Ball describes his experiences as a slave, including the uncertainty of slave life and the ways in which the slaves are forced to suffer inhumane conditions. He recounts the qualities of his various masters and the ways in which his fortune depended on their temperament. As slave narrative scholar William L. Andrews has noted, Ball's oft-repeated narrative directly influenced the manner and matter of later fugitive slave
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1781?-
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Ball, Charles
Dewey number
  • 305.5/67/092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Ball, Charles
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
Label
Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American slave, by Charles Ball, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
About This Edition; Summary; PREFACE.; FIFTY YEARS IN CHAINS; or, THE LIFE OF AN AMERICAN SLAVE.; CHAPTER I.; SEPARATED FROM MY MOTHER.; CHAPTER II; CHAPTER III.; CHAPTER IV.; CHAPTER V.; CHAPTER VI.; CHAPTER VII.; CHAPTER VIII.; CHAPTER IX.; CHAPTER X.; CHAPTER XI.; CHAPTER XII.; CHAPTER XIII.; CHAPTER XIV.; CHAPTER XV.; CHAPTER XVI.; CHAPTER XVII.; CHAPTER XVIII.; CHAPTER XIX.; CHAPTER XX
Control code
ocn818846388
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469607849
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818846388
Label
Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American slave, by Charles Ball, (electronic resource)
Publication
Contents
About This Edition; Summary; PREFACE.; FIFTY YEARS IN CHAINS; or, THE LIFE OF AN AMERICAN SLAVE.; CHAPTER I.; SEPARATED FROM MY MOTHER.; CHAPTER II; CHAPTER III.; CHAPTER IV.; CHAPTER V.; CHAPTER VI.; CHAPTER VII.; CHAPTER VIII.; CHAPTER IX.; CHAPTER X.; CHAPTER XI.; CHAPTER XII.; CHAPTER XIII.; CHAPTER XIV.; CHAPTER XV.; CHAPTER XVI.; CHAPTER XVII.; CHAPTER XVIII.; CHAPTER XIX.; CHAPTER XX
Control code
ocn818846388
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469607849
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818846388

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