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Bound for Freedom

Bound for Freedom Author Göran Larsson
ISBN-10 080104684X
Release 2003-05-01
Pages 352
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Bound for Freedom demonstrates that the book of Exodus presents a defining act of liberation not only in Judaism, but also in the Christian understanding of salvation history. That defining act, Larsson argues, takes place at Sinai with the giving of the Torah. Thus Exodus is not about unconditional freedom; rather, as the title of this book suggests, there is no freedom without boundaries. While doing justice to the historical setting of Exodus, Larsson stresses the history of theological interpretation, beginning with early Jewish interpretive traditions. The results illustrate both the vitality of those traditions and the spiritual and moral relevance of Exodus for today's reader.



Bound for Freedom

Bound for Freedom Author Douglas Flamming
ISBN-10 0520239199
Release 2005-01-24
Pages 467
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A definitive, illustrated account of Los Angeles's black community in the half century before World War I details African-American community life and political activism during the city's transformation from a small town to a sprawling metropolis.



Bound for Freedom

Bound for Freedom Author Douglas Flamming
ISBN-10 9780520249905
Release 2006-08
Pages 467
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A definitive, illustrated account of Los Angeles's black community in the half century before World War I details African-American community life and political activism during the city's transformation from a small town to a sprawling metropolis. Reprint.



Slavery and the Underground Railroad

Slavery and the Underground Railroad Author Carin T. Ford
ISBN-10 076602251X
Release 2004
Pages 48
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Discusses the history of slavery, the slave experience, the importance of the underground railroad, and the Emancipation Proclamation.



Bound for freedom

Bound for freedom Author Neil Vincent Sullivan
ISBN-10 UOM:49015000377854
Release 1965
Pages 221
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Bound for the Promised Land

Bound for the Promised Land Author Kate Clifford Larson
ISBN-10 0307514765
Release 2009-02-19
Pages 432
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Harriet Tubman is one of the giants of American history—a fearless visionary who led scores of her fellow slaves to freedom and battled courageously behind enemy lines during the Civil War. And yet in the nine decades since her death, next to nothing has been written about this extraordinary woman aside from juvenile biographies. The truth about Harriet Tubman has become lost inside a legend woven of racial and gender stereotypes. Now at last, in this long-overdue biography, historian Kate Clifford Larson gives Harriet Tubman the powerful, intimate, meticulously detailed life she deserves. Drawing from a trove of new documents and sources as well extensive genealogical research, Larson reveals Tubman as a complex woman— brilliant, shrewd, deeply religious, and passionate in her pursuit of freedom. The descendant of the vibrant, matrilineal Asanti people of the West African Gold Coast, Tubman was born into slavery on the Eastern Shore of Maryland but refused to spend her life in bondage. While still a young woman she embarked on a perilous journey of self-liberation—and then, having won her own freedom, she returned again and again to liberate family and friends, tapping into the Underground Railroad. Yet despite her success, her celebrity, her close ties with Northern politicians and abolitionists, Tubman suffered crushing physical pain and emotional setbacks. Stripping away myths and misconceptions, Larson presents stunning new details about Tubman’s accomplishments, personal life, and influence, including her relationship with Frederick Douglass, her involvement with John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry, and revelations about a young woman who may have been Tubman’s daughter. Here too are Tubman’s twilight years after the war, when she worked for women’s rights and in support of her fellow blacks, and when racist politicians and suffragists marginalized her contribution. Harriet Tubman, her life and her work, remain an inspiration to all who value freedom. Now, thanks to Larson’s breathtaking biography, we can finally appreciate Tubman as a complete human being—an American hero, yes, but also a woman who loved, suffered, and sacrificed. Bound for the Promised Land is a magnificent work of biography, history, and truth telling. From the Hardcover edition.



Bound to Freedom

Bound to Freedom Author Lisa Kristine
ISBN-10 1935935089
Release 2016-11-01
Pages 160
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Many think slavery ended with the demise of the trans-Atlantic trade, but sadly, that s far from true. An estimated 36 million live without dignity or rights and although slavery is illegal in every country, it continues to persist in all as a crime against humanity. Lisa Kristine s indelible images seek to unify humanity and inform the viewer of the tangible humanness of individuals enslaved today. Lisa was invited to the Vatican as a witness to the signing of the Declaration to Eradicate Modern Day Slavery by 2020. When Pope Francis gathered 25of the world s distinguished faith leaders the message was clear slavery is not a political issue it is a crime against humanity, against all people. Her journey sheds light on the need for a global shift from dependence on slave labor, to fair trade labor systems available and active in many parts of the world today. It is not simply a story about slavery, but liberation. In order to create change, we must first visualize what is required to free those enslaved today. "Bound to Freedom"focuses on inspiring us to engage in the reality of slavery to make us aware of the depth of its reach and insist we begin to look for solutions across faiths, communities, and the world. The call is for a renewed commitment to cooperate and to empower those enslaved to be seen. "



Weekly Reader Children s Book Club Presents Bound for Freedom

Weekly Reader Children s Book Club Presents Bound for Freedom Author Ruth Chessman
ISBN-10 OCLC:18339771
Release 1965
Pages 158
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A story of courage and friendship of two young English boys who came to Colonial New England as indentured servants.



Freedom Bound

Freedom Bound Author Christopher Tomlins
ISBN-10 1139490931
Release 2010-08-31
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Freedom Bound is about the origins of modern America - a history of colonizing, work and civic identity from the beginnings of English presence on the mainland until the Civil War. It is a history of migrants and migrations, of colonizers and colonized, of households and servitude and slavery, and of the freedom all craved and some found. Above all it is a history of the law that framed the entire process. Freedom Bound tells how colonies were planted in occupied territories, how they were populated with migrants - free and unfree - to do the work of colonizing and how the newcomers secured possession. It tells of the new civic lives that seemed possible in new commonwealths and of the constraints that kept many from enjoying them. It follows the story long past the end of the eighteenth century until the American Civil War, when - just for a moment - it seemed that freedom might finally be unbound.



Exmo

Exmo Author Marilyn Cruise
ISBN-10 1533139350
Release 2016-05-06
Pages 296
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I am weak, but also strong. My heart is broken, but fierce.I have given my all to my marriage and religion, yet have received nothing but pain in return.Now I start the journey of reclaiming my life. I am ready to become an exmo.* * *Determined to escape a controlling husband and a lifetime of oppressive Mormon indoctrinations, Liz yearns to explore the previously forbidden parts of herself she has kept locked away-especially the darker sides of her sexuality. However, freeing herself from the past takes much more than she ever imagined. When Liz meets Daniel, a sexy Danish journalist, he shows her a world without limitations, where pleasure rules, and where obedience to him can grant her the experiences and freedom she seeks. But the new world goes completely against everything she once believed. Brimming with storms of ecstasy and emotional pitfalls, this carnal paradise is something she is entirely unprepared to handle.



Freedom Bound

Freedom Bound Author Robert Weisbrot
ISBN-10 0393332438
Release 1989-11-01
Pages 350
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Bound for the North Star

Bound for the North Star Author Dennis B. Fradin
ISBN-10 0395970172
Release 2000
Pages 206
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Provides a compilation of twelve true stories that tell of the courageous escapes made by slaves to find their way to freedom in the north, including the story of Henry "Box" Brown and John Anderson, complete with period photos and prints.



Bound for Canaan

Bound for Canaan Author Fergus Bordewich
ISBN-10 9780061739613
Release 2009-03-17
Pages 592
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An important book of epic scope on America's first racially integrated, religiously inspired movement for change The civil war brought to a climax the country's bitter division. But the beginnings of slavery's denouement can be traced to a courageous band of ordinary Americans, black and white, slave and free, who joined forces to create what would come to be known as the Underground Railroad, a movement that occupies as romantic a place in the nation's imagination as the Lewis and Clark expedition. The true story of the Underground Railroad is much more morally complex and politically divisive than even the myths suggest. Against a backdrop of the country's westward expansion arose a fierce clash of values that was nothing less than a war for the country's soul. Not since the American Revolution had the country engaged in an act of such vast and profound civil disobedience that not only challenged prevailing mores but also subverted federal law. Bound for Canaan tells the stories of men and women like David Ruggles, who invented the black underground in New York City; bold Quakers like Isaac Hopper and Levi Coffin, who risked their lives to build the Underground Railroad; and the inimitable Harriet Tubman. Interweaving thrilling personal stories with the politics of slavery and abolition, Bound for Canaan shows how the Underground Railroad gave birth to this country's first racially integrated, religiously inspired movement for social change.



Locked Up for Freedom

Locked Up for Freedom Author Heather E. Schwartz
ISBN-10 9781467785976
Release 2017
Pages 64
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"More than 30 African American girls ages 11 to 16 were confined in a stockade after taking part in Civil Rights protests in 1963. While they were imprisoned, their commitment to the struggle for equality was put to the test."



Freedom Bound II

Freedom Bound II Author Marilyn Lake
ISBN-10 9781952534423
Release 1995-02-01
Pages 224
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Over generations, Australian women have envisaged a world of freedom. This new collection of documents - letters, songs, poetry, diary extracts - charts the visions that inspired women and the obstacles that confronted them. Exploring twentieth-century Australia, Freedom Bound II shows how intertwined were women's public and personal lives, and how bound by custom, ties, affections and duties. The different meanings of freedom have been shaped by the nature of women's oppression, their quests given focus by their different points of departure. Aboriginal women sought self-determination and the right to keep their children; migrant women sought to affirm culture and family ties, and escape discrimination and poverty. Overburdened mothers wanted relief from continual childbearing and a measure of self-fulfilment. Numerous women have campaigned for freedom from domestic tyranny and male violence. Together with its companion volume, Freedom Bound I, which deals with the period of colonisation, this volume documents the dreams that inspired women, the pleasures and the pain that informed their politics and the desires that enthralled them, even as they bade them to be free. It is an essential resource for students and teachers of Australian women's history.



The Warmth of Other Suns

The Warmth of Other Suns Author Isabel Wilkerson
ISBN-10 9780679763888
Release 2011
Pages 622
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Presents an epic history that covers the period from the end of World War I through the 1970s, chronicling the decades-long migration of African Americans from the South to the North and West through the stories of three individuals and their families.



Japan s Fight for Freedom

Japan s Fight for Freedom Author Herbert Wrigley Wilson
ISBN-10 UCAL:C2746254
Release 1905
Pages 1444
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