Uncle Tom's Cabin

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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The moving abolitionist novel that fueled the fire of the human rights debate in 1852 and melodramatically condemned the institution of slavery through powerfully realized characters.

Uncle Tom's Cabin Thrift Study Edition

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Fiction

Page: 512

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Includes the unabridged text of Stowe's classic novel plus a complete study guide that features chapter-by-chapter summaries, explanations and discussions of the plot, question-and-answer sections, author biography, historical background, and more.

Heroic Dogs eBook Bundle

Three ebooks about dogs, military dogs, and police dogs

Author: Editors of Lyons Press

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield


Category: Pets

Page: 775

View: 866

Attention dog lovers! Read up on heroic dogs in this heart-touching collection of the bravest canines ever. Readers get three books telling the tales of soldiers in Afghanistan befriending and adopting the dogs of war to a brave bloodhound tracking down criminals in the states. This eBook collection delivers hours of great storytelling.

American Slavery As It Is

Selections from the Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses

Author: Theodore Dwight Weld

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 242

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The stories of hundreds of African-Americans who lived in bondage are preserved in this powerful 1839 chronicle. The first-person narratives from observers of the time offer an intimate view of the working and living conditions in slavery across many states.

The Dover Anthology of American Literature, Volume I

From the Origins Through the Civil War

Author: Bob Blaisdell

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Literary Collections

Page: 672

View: 156

Compact, inexpensive anthology features contributions from Jonathan Edwards, Anne Bradstreet, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe, Frederick Douglass, Walt Whitman, and many others. Includes introductory notes and suggestions for further reading.

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Indictment of Slavery

Author: James Tackach



Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Discusses the circumstances that existed at the time Stowe wrote her famous novel, the details of the book, and its impact on feelings about the existence of slavery in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century.

Gender, Race and Family in Nineteenth Century America

From Northern Woman to Plantation Mistress

Author: Rebecca Fraser

Publisher: Springer


Category: History

Page: 218

View: 133

Sarah Hicks Williams was the northern-born wife of an antebellum slaveholder. Rebecca Fraser traces her journey as she relocates to Clifton Grove, the Williams' slaveholding plantation, presenting her with complex dilemmas as she reconciled her new role as plantation mistress to the gender script she had been raised with in the North.

Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny



Category: American literature


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