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John Brown

Author: W E B Du Bois
Publisher: Philadelphia : G.W. Jacobs & Co., [1909]
Series: American crisis biographies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This classic American biography contains the moving story of abolitionist John Brown whose important legacy, according to Du Bois, is the message that "the cost of liberty is less than the price of oppression." Du Bois's treatment of this historical figure is an intelligent, thoughtful and stirring read.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Du Bois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963.
John Brown.
Philadelphia : G.W. Jacobs & Co., [1909]
(DLC) 09024274
Named Person: John Brown; John Brown
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W E B Du Bois
OCLC Number: 137372572
Notes: Series title also at head of t.p.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (406 pages) : illustrations.
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.
Contents: Africa and America --
The making of the man --
The Wanderjahre --
The shepherd of the sheep --
The vision of the damned --
The call of Kansas --
The swamp of the swan --
The great plan --
The black phalanx --
The great black way --
The blow --
The riddle of the Sphinx --
The legacy of John Brown.
Series Title: American crisis biographies.
Other Titles: Black thought and culture.
Responsibility: by W.E. Burghardt Du Bois.
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This classic American biography contains the moving story of abolitionist John Brown whose important legacy, according to Du Bois, is the message that "the cost of liberty is less than the price of oppression." Du Bois's treatment of this historical figure is an intelligent, thoughtful and stirring read.

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