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Midnight rising : John Brown and the raid that sparked the Civil War

著者: Tony Horwitz
出版商: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2011.
版本/格式:   Print book : 传记 : 英语 : 1st ed查看所有的版本和格式
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In this book the author tells the tale of the daring insurrection that put America on the path to bloody war. Plotted in secret, launched in the dark, John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry was a pivotal moment in U.S. history. But few Americans know the true story of the men and women who launched a desperate strike at the slaveholding South. Now, this work portrays Brown's uprising revealing a country on the brink of  再读一些...
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类型/形式: Biography
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提及的人: John Brown; John Brown; John Brown
材料类型: 传记
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所有的著者/提供者: Tony Horwitz
ISBN: 9780805091533 080509153X
OCLC号码: 697267337
描述: xii, 365 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
内容: October 16, 1859 --
The Road to Harpers Ferry. School of adversity ; I consecrate my life ; A warlike spirit ; First blood ; Secret service ; This spark of fire --
Into Africa. My invisibles ; Into the breach ; I am nearly disposed of now --
They Will Brown Us All. His despised poor ; A full fountain of bedlam ; So let it be done! ; Dissevering the ties that bind us ; Immortal raiders.
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Plotted in secret, launched in the dark, John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry was a pivotal moment in US history. But few Americans know the true story of the men and women who launched a desperate  再读一些...

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