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Uncle Tom's cabin

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press), 23.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : [150th anniversary ed.]View all editions and formats
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"There may be no other novel in American history as significant as Uncle Tom's Cabin. A feat of gripping storytelling - the first American work of fiction to become an international best seller - no other book so effectively expressed the moral case against the "peculiar institution" of slavery.".
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Didactic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Beecher Stowe
ISBN: 0195158164 9780195158168
OCLC Number: 49627752
Description: xv, 456 p. ; 17 cm.
Contents: I In Which the Reader Is Introduced to a Man of Humanity 7 --
II The Mother 17 --
III The Husband and Father 20 --
IV An Evening in Uncle Tom's Cabin 25 --
V Showing the Feelings of Living Property on Changing Owners 37 --
VI Discovery 45 --
VII The Mother's Struggle 54 --
VIII Eliza's Escape 67 --
IX In Which It Appears That a Senator Is But a Man 82 --
X The Property Is Carried Off 99 --
XI In Which Property Gets into an Improper State of Mind 108 --
XII Select Incident of Lawful Trade 122 --
XIII The Quaker Settlement 139 --
XIV Evangeline 148 --
XV Of Tom's New Master, and Various Other Matters 158 --
XVI Tom's Mistress and Her Opinions 174 --
XVII The Freeman's Defence 193 --
XVIII Miss Ophelia's Experiences and Opinions 209 --
XIX Miss Ophelia's Experiences and Opinions, Continued 226 --
XX Topsy 245 --
XXI Kentuck 260 --
XXII "The Grass Withereth--the Flower Fadeth" 265 --
XXIII Henrique 272 --
XXIV Foreshadowings 280 --
XXV The Little Evangelist 286 --
XXVI Death 291 --
XXVII "This Is the Last of Earth" 304 --
XXVIII Reunion 312 --
XXIX The Unprotected 326 --
XXX The Slave Warehouse 334 --
XXXI The Middle Passage 344 --
XXXII Dark Places 350 --
XXXIII Cassy 359 --
XXXIV The Quadroon's Story 366 --
XXXV The Tokens 377 --
XXXVI Emmeline and Cassy 383 --
XXXVII Liberty 390 --
XXXVIII The Victory 396 --
XXXIX The Stratagem 406 --
XL The Martyr 416 --
XLI The Young Master 423 --
XLII An Authentic Ghost Story 429 --
XLIII Results 436 --
XLIV The Liberator 444.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press), 23.
Responsibility: by Harriet Beecher Stowe ; with a new introduction by Charles Johnson.
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