life and adventures of Henry Bibb an American slave by Henry Bibb

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • Kentucky

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  • Bibb, Henry, b. 1815.,
  • Slaves -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Slaves -- Kentucky -- Social conditions -- 19th century.,
  • Slavery -- Kentucky -- History -- 19th century.

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Book details

StatementHenry Bibb ; with a new introduction by Charles J. Heglar.
GenreBiography.
SeriesWisconsin studies in autobiography
ContributionsHeglar, Charles J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE444 .B58 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, 257 p. :
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6786714M
ISBN 100299168905, 0299168948
LC Control Number00042307

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