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A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery

Author: Albert Marrin
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the life of abolitionist John Brown and the raid he led on the United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in 1859, exploring his religious fanaticism and belief in "righteous violence"--And commitment to domestic terrorism.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
BiographyJuvenile literature
Named Person: John Brown; John Brown; John Brown; John Brown; John Brown
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Marrin
ISBN: 9780307981530 0307981533 9780307981523 0307981525 9780307981547 0307981541
OCLC Number: 819741569
Description: 244 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: A house dividing --
A volcano beneath the snow --
The foulest blot : rise of the African slave trade --
An object vast in its compass --
Mighty man of valor --
Into "Africa" --
The cause he loved so much --
High noon for the Union --
Wiped out in blood --
Legacy.
Responsibility: Albert Marrin.

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Examines the life of abolitionist John Brown and the raid he led on the United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in 1859, exploring his religious fanaticism and belief in "righteous violence"--And commitment to domestic terrorism.

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