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John Brown : a biography

Author: W E B Du Bois; John David Smith
Publisher: London : M.E. Sharpe, ©1997.
Series: American history through literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : English : A new ed. with primary documents and introductionView all editions and formats
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This new edition of Du Bois's John Brown includes the text of the original 1909 edition and is accompanied by a major introduction that underscores Du Bois's intellectual and emotional debt to the martyred abolitionist. John David Smith's introduction asks new questions about Brown's influence on Du Bois's emerging thoughts on race and society. Smith also provides contextualizing documents, including letters from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Du Bois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963.
John Brown.
London : M.E. Sharpe, ©1997
(DLC) 96048132
(OCoLC)35814874
Named Person: John Brown; W E B Du Bois; John Brown; W E B Du Bois
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W E B Du Bois; John David Smith
ISBN: 0585001650 9780585001654
OCLC Number: 42854080
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 222 pages) : map.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Series Title: American history through literature.
Responsibility: by W.E.B. Du Bois.
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First published in 1909, this biography defends abolitionist John Brown against all detractors who saw him as a fanatic, fiend or traitor. It shows Brown as an unusual leader with a deeply religious  Read more...

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