"Reducing free men to slavery": Black kidnapping, the "Slave Power," and the politics of abolition in antebellum Illinois, 1830-1860

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-291
Number of pages31
JournalJournal of the Early Republic
Volume38
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2018

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