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John Brown 1800-1859: A Biography Fifty Years After

Oswald Garrison Villard

""John Brown 1800-1859: A Biography Fifty Years After"" is a comprehensive biography of the American abolitionist, John Brown. Written by Oswald Garrison Villard, a journalist and civil rights activist, the book explores Brown's life and legacy in great detail. Brown was a controversial figure who believed in using violence to end slavery, and he is best known for his raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859. Villard's biography delves into Brown's childhood, his religious beliefs, his family life, and his political activism. The book also examines the social and political context of Brown's time, including the growing tensions between North and South over the issue of slavery. Villard draws on a wide range of primary sources, including Brown's letters and diaries, to provide a vivid and nuanced portrait of this complex historical figure. Overall, ""John Brown 1800-1859: A Biography Fifty Years After"" is an engaging and informative read for anyone interested in the history of abolitionism and the fight against slavery in America.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jul 9th, 2006
  • Pages: 800
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.25in - 1.59in - 3.89lb
  • EAN: 9781428639331
  • Categories: Literary FiguresCultural & RegionalHistorical