John Brown / Edition 1

John Brown / Edition 1

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by W. E. B. Du Bois
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563249723

ISBN-13: 9781563249723

Pub. Date: 12/31/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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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.

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-13:
9781563249723
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/31/1996
Series:
American History through Literature Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Introduction
Preface
Chronology
IAfrica and America1
IIThe Making of the Man4
IIIThe Wanderjahre8
IVThe Shepherd of the Sheep19
VThe Vision of the Damned33
VIThe Call of Kansas58
VIIThe Swamp of the Swan70
VIIIThe Great Plan98
IXThe Black Phalanx117
XThe Great Black Way137
XIThe Blow155
XIIThe Riddle of the Sphinx172
XIIIThe Legacy of John Brown186
Bibliography203
Related Documents205
Index217

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