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Canaan bound

the African-American great migration novel
  • 235 Pages
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  • English
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University of Illinois Press , Chicago
American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism., Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century., African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century., Rural-urban migration in literature., Migration, Internal, in literature., City and town life in literature., African Americans in literature., Narration (Rhetoric), Southern States -- In litera

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Southern States, United S

StatementLawrence R. Rodgers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS374.N4 R57 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 235 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL987161M
ISBN 100252023048, 0252066057
LC Control Number96025270

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Bound for Canaan: The Epic Story of the Underground Railroad, America's First Civil Rights Movement by Fergus M. Bordewich is what the title claims to be an epic story about the darkest chapters of American history and the people who risked everything to right that wrong.

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Canaan (Hebrew: כְּנַעַן – Kənáʿan, in pausa כְּנָעַן – Kənā́ʿan), according to the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible, was a son of Ham and grandson of Noah, and was the father of the Canaanites. 1 Etymology 2 Descendants of Canaan 3 Curse of Canaan.

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The Hebrew Bible lists borders for the land of Canaan. The Book of Numbers,includes the phrase "the land of Canaan as defined by its borders." The borders are then delineated in Numbers – The term "Canaanites" in biblical Hebrew is applied especially to the inhabitants of the lower regions, along the sea coast and on the shores Canaanite languages: Phoenician, Hebrew.

Lawrence R. Rodgers's Canaan Bound: The African-American Great Migration Novel is an important work of literary criticism and history whose major contribution is its re-introduction of little-known novels such as George Washington Lee's River George, William Attaway's Blood on the Forge, Curtis Lucas's The Flour is Dusty, Carl Offord's The White Face, Waters Turpin's O Canaan!, George.

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Bordewich. News. 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.

Description: 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.

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Sarah, take me by my arm Tomorrow we are Canaan bound Where westward sails the golden sun And Hebron's hills are amber crowned So bid your troubled heart be still The grass they say, is soft and green The trees are tall and honey-filled So Sarah, come and walk with me.

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The Great Migration--the exodus of more than six million blacks from their southern homes hoping for better lives in the North--is a defining event of post-emancipation African-American life and a central feature of twentieth-century black literature.

Bound for Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America. by Fergus Bordewich. Introduction. In Fergus Bordewich’s brave and stirring account of the Underground Railroad, teachers and students alike will learn that, unlike the myths surrounding the subversive system determined to deliver freedom to more thanmembers of the enslaved community, the reality.

Bound for Canaan is designed for a popular audience, and Bordewich presents his material as a series of stories centered on an escapees or those who assisted them. The style is impressionistic rather than analytical, and readers may grow weary as similar stories unfold.

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