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The manliest man : Samuel G. Howe and the contours of nineteenth-century American reform

Author: James W Trent, Jr.
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A native of Boston and a physician by training, Samuel G. Howe (18011876) led a remarkable life. He was a veteran of the Greek War of Independence, a fervent abolitionist, and the founder of both the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: S G Howe; S G Howe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James W Trent, Jr.
ISBN: 9781558499584 155849958X 9781558499591 1558499598
OCLC Number: 768167116
Description: ix, 325 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: "A respectable, if ordinary boyhood" --
"Greece! Greece! --
I thought no land --
could ever look more sweetly" --
"The Cadmus of the blind" --
A phrenologist and a superintendent --
Private lives, public causes --
For free soil and free men --
War, freedmen, and Crete --
Santo Domingo : the perpetual summer.
Responsibility: James W. Trent Jr.

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