Rough Crossings

Rough Crossings

Britain, the Slaves, and the American Revolution

DAISY - 2005
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Chronicles the mass emancipation of slaves in the American colonies - by Britain - beginning in 1775, when Virginia governor Lord Dunmore promised freedom for slaves who bore arms against the rebels. Describes the flight of tens of thousands to British-controlled territory and their resettlement in Nova Scotia and later in Sierra Leone. Some descriptions of violence and some strong language. 2005.
Publisher: [New York] :, [Viking],, [2005]
Branch Call Number: TBDAISY 306. 362 SCH
Characteristics: 1 audio disc (19 hrs. 22 min.)


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