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Jul 10, 2001
| ISBN 9780679783534
Jul 21, 2010
| ISBN 9780307757470
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Jul 10, 2001 | ISBN 9780679783534
Jul 21, 2010 | ISBN 9780307757470
A moving cultural biography of abolitionist martyr John Brown, by one of the most important African-American intellectuals of the twentieth century. In the history of slavery and its legacy, John Brown looms large as a hero whose deeds partly precipitated the Civil War. As Frederick Douglass wrote: "When John Brown stretched forth his arm … the clash of arms was at hand." DuBois’s biography brings Brown stirringly to life and is a neglected classic.
W.E.B. Du Bois (1868–1963), writer, civil rights activist, scholar, and editor, is one of the most significant intellectuals in American history. A founding member of the NAACP, editor for many years of The Crisis and three other journals, and author… More about W.E.B. Du Bois
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