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BUT WE HAVE NO COUNTRY: The 1851 Christiana, Pennsylvania Resistance.
Edition: First printing.
Cherry Hill, NJ: Africana Homestead Legacy Publishers, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - Examines from an African American perspective "how William Parker and the Christiana Resisters tested the basic tenets of American democracy and law, especially the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law. . . Ultimately the Christiana Resistance was a contest of wills between Parker and his self-defense organization, with natural law on their side, and Edward Grosuch and other white slave owners, armed, literally with civil law." Includes an appendix with William Parker's The Freedman's Story published in the Atlantic Monthly in Feb, 1866. Photographs. Bibliography, index.xiv, 338 pp. ISBN: 0-965330818.
Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (closed tear on front cover of dj).Book ID: 67617More details Price: $24.50