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Liberty or death : the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution / by Margaret Whitman Blair.

Author Blair, Margaret Whitman.

ImprintWashington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2010.

Physical Description:64 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 27 cm.

Note: GeneralMap on lining papers.

Note: ContentLiberty to slaves -- And some joined the Patriots -- War and its aftermath -- Nova Scotia and freedom -- Africa: the promised land.

Abstract:Presentation of the little-known story of the American Revolution told from the perspectives of the African-American slaves who fought on the side of the British Royal Army in exchange for a promise of freedom.

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