To Purge This Land with Blood: A Biography of John Brown

To Purge This Land with Blood: A Biography of John Brown

by Stephen B. Oates
     
 
One hundred thirty-five years after his epochal Harpers Ferry raid to free the slaves, John Brown is still one of the most controversial figures in American history. In 1970, Stephen B. Oates wrote what has come to be recognized as the definitive biography of Brown, a balanced assessment that captures the man in all his complexity. The book is now back in print in an

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One hundred thirty-five years after his epochal Harpers Ferry raid to free the slaves, John Brown is still one of the most controversial figures in American history. In 1970, Stephen B. Oates wrote what has come to be recognized as the definitive biography of Brown, a balanced assessment that captures the man in all his complexity. The book is now back in print in an updated edition with a new prologue by the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061316555
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1972
Pages:
434

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