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John Brown: A Biography (American History Through Literature)

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First published in 1909, W.E.B. Du Bois's biography of abolitionist John Brown is a literary and historical classic. With a rare combination of scholarship and passion, Du Bois defends Brown against all detractors who saw him as a fanatic, fiend, or traitor. Brown emerges as a rich personality, fully understandable as an unusual leader with a deeply religious outlook and a devotion to the cause of freedom for the slave.<P>This new edition is enriched with an introduction by John David Smith and with supporting documents relating to Du Bois's correspondence with his publisher.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781563249723
Introduction:
Smith, John David
Author:
Smith, John David
Introduction by:
Smith, John David
Introduction:
Smith, John David
Author:
Du Bois, W. E. B.
Publisher:
M.E. Sharpe
Location:
Armonk, N.Y. ;
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Civil Rights
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Abolitionists
Subject:
Brown, john, 1800-1859
Subject:
Brown, John,
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Abolitionists -- United States.
Subject:
Biography-Political
Series:
American History Through Literature
Series Volume:
196 =
Publication Date:
19970431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
254
Dimensions:
8.98x6.06x.56 in. .75 lbs.
Age Level:
18-18

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