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The Resource Breaking ground, breaking silence : the story of New York's African burial ground, Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan

Breaking ground, breaking silence : the story of New York's African burial ground, Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan

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Breaking ground, breaking silence : the story of New York's African burial ground
Title
Breaking ground, breaking silence
Title remainder
the story of New York's African burial ground
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the discovery and study of the African burial site found in Manhattan in 1991, while excavating for a new building, and what it reveals about the lives of black people in Colonial times
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1999.
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hansen, Joyce
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F128.39
LC item number
.H36 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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McGowan, Gary
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Cemeteries
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Breaking ground, breaking silence : the story of New York's African burial ground, Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [119]) and index
Contents
Digging down to sterile ground -- Ground truth -- The Lay of the land -- A Little freedom -- Slavery's chains -- Burial #340 -- The Revolt of 1712 -- A Cruel and harsh season -- Aftermath -- Recovering the past -- A Brave and gallant soldier -- Give me liberty -- Out of many, one people
Control code
ocm36954563
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 130 p.
Isbn
9780805050127
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97019105
Note
Gift of Marvin Clymer.
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)36954563
Label
Breaking ground, breaking silence : the story of New York's African burial ground, Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [119]) and index
Contents
Digging down to sterile ground -- Ground truth -- The Lay of the land -- A Little freedom -- Slavery's chains -- Burial #340 -- The Revolt of 1712 -- A Cruel and harsh season -- Aftermath -- Recovering the past -- A Brave and gallant soldier -- Give me liberty -- Out of many, one people
Control code
ocm36954563
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 130 p.
Isbn
9780805050127
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97019105
Note
Gift of Marvin Clymer.
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)36954563

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