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Harriet Beecher Stowe : author and abolitionist

Author: Katie Griffiths
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square, 2017.
Series: Great American thinkers (Cavendish Square Publishing LLC)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Harriet Beecher Stowe is often credited with bringing such attention to the plight of slaves in her most famous novel that she influenced the course of the American Civil War. In this text, Stowe's work as an abolitionist and author is examined in light of its great historical significance. Students will analyze the importance of Stowe's work in its contemporary historical context"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Griffiths, Katie.
Harriet Beecher Stowe.
New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2016
(DLC) 2016019132
Named Person: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katie Griffiths
ISBN: 9781502619303 150261930X
OCLC Number: 947104886
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A momentous event --
Stowe's America --
Harriet Beecher Stowe: a life --
Stowe's influences --
Uncle Tom's cabin --
Contemporary reactions --
Stowe's lasting influence --
Chronology --
Glossary.
Series Title: Great American thinkers (Cavendish Square Publishing LLC)
Responsibility: Katie Griffiths.

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"Harriet Beecher Stowe is often credited with bringing such attention to the plight of slaves in her most famous novel that she influenced the course of the American Civil War. In this text, Stowe's work as an abolitionist and author is examined in light of its great historical significance. Students will analyze the importance of Stowe's work in its contemporary historical context"--

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