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John Brown

Author: W E B Du Bois; David R Roediger
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2001.
Series: Modern Library classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A moving cultural biography of abolitionist martyr John Brown, by one of the most important African-American intellectuals of the twentieth century. In the history of slavery and its legacy, John Brown looms large as a hero whose deeds partly precipitated the Civil War. As Frederick Douglass wrote: "When John Brown stretched forth his arm ... the clash of arms was at hand." DuBois's biography brings Brown stirringly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Named Person: John Brown; John Brown
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W E B Du Bois; David R Roediger
ISBN: 9780307757470 0307757471
OCLC Number: 700944233
Description: 1 online resource (292 pages) : maps.
Series Title: Modern Library classics.
Responsibility: W.E.B. Du Bois ; edited and with an introduction by David Roediger.
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A moving cultural biography of abolitionist martyr John Brown, by one of the most important African-American intellectuals of the twentieth century. In the history of slavery and its legacy, John Brown looms large as a hero whose deeds partly precipitated the Civil War. As Frederick Douglass wrote: "When John Brown stretched forth his arm ... the clash of arms was at hand." DuBois's biography brings Brown stirringly to life and is a neglected classic. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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