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Overview

An examination of responses to John Brown and the Harper's Ferry Raid by prominent scholars: what different segments of American society made of Brown's attempt to foment a slave rebellion and his subsequent trial and execution.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813915371
  • Publisher: University of Virginia
  • Publication date: 1/1/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations Used in Notes
Preface: John Brown and His Raid 3
1 "A Volcano Beneath a Mountain of Snow": John Brown and the Problem of Interpretation 10
2 Manufacturing Martyrdom: The Antislavery Response to John Brown's Raid 41
3 Blacks, John Brown, and a Theory of Manhood 67
4 "Cry Aloud and Spare Not": Northern Antislavery Women and John Brown's Raid 98
5 A Crisis in Conservatism: Northern Unionism and the Harpers Ferry Raid 119
6 Incendiaries All: Southern Politics and the Harpers Ferry Raid 149
7 Rehearsal for Secession? The Return Home of Southern Medical Students from Philadelphia in 1859 174
8 John Brown, Henry Wise, and the Politics of Insanity 213
9 Servile Insurrection and John Brown's Body in Europe 253
10 "Guilty of Holiest Crime": The Passion of John Brown 296
Contributors 335
Index 337
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