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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

Label
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
Genre
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hansen, Joyce
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McGowan, Gary
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Cemeteries
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • African Americans
  • Antiquities
  • Cemeteries
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Slaves
  • New York (State)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Breaking ground, breaking silence : the story of New York's African burial ground, Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 119) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 pages
Isbn
9780805050127
Lccn
97019105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, 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
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 119) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 pages
Isbn
9780805050127
Lccn
97019105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)36954563

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