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A John Brown Reader: John Brown, Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois & Others (Dover Thrift Editions: American History)

This book is about John Brown
Dive into the heart of the abolitionist movement with "A John Brown Reader: John Brown, Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois & Others" from Dover Thrift Editions' American History series. Published on January 13, 2021, this compelling anthology curates a diverse range of perspectives on John Brown, the fervent anti-slavery crusader whose actions reverberated through the annals of American history. Through a rich tapestry of materials including poignant letters from Brown himself, an insightful excerpt from W.E.B. Du Bois’s biography of John Brown, and stirring addresses by luminaries like Frederick Douglass, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry David Thoreau, the reader gains a multifaceted view of a pivotal era. The collection is further enriched by poetry from Louisa May Alcott and Herman Melville, adding a deeply personal dimension to the historical narrative. Ideal for middle school students exploring themes of racial justice, this book not only educates but also inspires a deeper understanding and critical reflection on the complexities of history and the enduring fight for justice and equality. How will you let these voices from the past influence your actions in the present?
Published by Dover Publications on January 13, 2021
256 pages
ISBN: 9780486845623
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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