Table of contents for Bound for the promised land : Harriet Tubman, portrait of an American hero / Kate Clifford Larson.


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Introduction    xiii
Maps:
Dorchester County, circa 1800-1860  xxil
Harriet Tubmans southern Underground Railroad routes to Philadelphia  xxiii 
Harriet Tubmans northern Underground Railroad routes to feedom  xxiv 
Harriet Tubman's Civil War theater  xxv

1.  LIFE ON THE CHESAPEAKE IN BLACK AND WHITE ...............1
2.  SWEET GUM AND PRICKLY BURRS:
    THE CHANGING WORLD OF THE EASTERN SHORE .............. 16
3.  "DEVILISH" MISTRESSES AND HARSH MASTERS:
    BLACK FAMILY LIFE UNDER THE LASH ..........................36
4.  "SHADOW OF A VOICE IN THE TALKING LEAVES":
    THE HIDDEN WORLD OF BLACK COMMUNICATION ........... 55
5.  "MEAN TO BE FREE": THE FRAGILE LIGHT OF LIBERTY ........... 81
6.  ALL FOR THE LOVE OF FAMILY .................................105
7.  STAMPEDE OF SLAVES     ..........................................130
8.  MOSES MEETS JOHN BROWN ...................................153
9.  FRACTURED    FAMILY ............................................179
10.   IT WAS RAINING BLOOD: HARRIET TUBMAN'S CVIL WAR .....203
11.   A HERO IS REMEMBERED .......................................229
12.   MYTH AND MEMORY ...........................................251
13.   MOTHER TUBMAN, THE BLACK JOAN OF ARC ................. 271

Ross/Stewart Family Tree     296
Harriet Tubman Chronology      300
Notes    305
Index    389





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913, Underground railroad, Fugitive slaves United States Biography, Slaves United States Biography, Antislavery movements United States History 19th century, African American women Biography