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The Resource The first emancipator : the forgotten story of Robert Carter the founding father who freed his slaves, Andrew Levy

The first emancipator : the forgotten story of Robert Carter the founding father who freed his slaves, Andrew Levy

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The first emancipator : the forgotten story of Robert Carter the founding father who freed his slaves
Title
The first emancipator
Title remainder
the forgotten story of Robert Carter the founding father who freed his slaves
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Levy
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the life of eighteenth-century plantation owner Robert Carter III, highlighting events that led him to emancipate his nearly five hundred slaves in 1791, and considers the reasons why his unprecedented action has largely been ignored by history
Summary
An account of a landmark event in American history describes how, in 1791, Robert Carter III, one of Virginia's wealthiest planters, freed more than 450 slaves, revealing how and why Carter made his extraordinary gesture
Biography type
individual biography
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177875
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
Booklist starred
Dewey number
  • 973.3/092
  • B
Index
index present
Intended audience
Adult
LC call number
F229.C34
LC item number
L485 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the forgotten story of Robert Carter, the founding father who freed his slaves
Label
The first emancipator : the forgotten story of Robert Carter the founding father who freed his slaves, Andrew Levy
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [199]-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19579454
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780375508653
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004054054
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(IMchF)fol09427926
Label
The first emancipator : the forgotten story of Robert Carter the founding father who freed his slaves, Andrew Levy
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [199]-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19579454
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780375508653
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004054054
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(IMchF)fol09427926

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