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The Resource A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery, Albert Marrin

A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery, Albert Marrin

Label
A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery
Title
A volcano beneath the snow
Title remainder
John Brown's war against slavery
Statement of responsibility
Albert Marrin
Title variation
John Brown's war against slavery
Title variation remainder
John Browns war against slavery
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the life of abolitionist John Brown and the raid he led on the United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in 1859, exploring his religious fanaticism and belief in "righteous violence," --and committment to domestic terrorism
Summary
Considers the character and influence of the abolitionist, discussing the religious beliefs that prompted his use of terrorism to combat slavery while assessing his role in the Harper's Ferry raid that helped trigger the Civil War
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2014
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Nonfiction, 2014
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10311087
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marrin, Albert
Dewey number
  • 973.7/116092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E451
LC item number
.M352 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
990
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, John
  • Abolitionists
  • Antislavery movements
  • Brown, John
  • Abolitionists
  • Antislavery movements
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
John Brown's war against slavery
Label
A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery, Albert Marrin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-233) and index
Contents
A house dividing -- A volcano beneath the snow -- The foulest blot : rise of the African slave trade -- An object vast in its compass -- Mighty man of valor -- Into "Africa" -- The cause he loved so much -- High noon for the Union -- Wiped out in blood -- Legacy
Control code
2012043231
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9780307981523
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012043231
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery, Albert Marrin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-233) and index
Contents
A house dividing -- A volcano beneath the snow -- The foulest blot : rise of the African slave trade -- An object vast in its compass -- Mighty man of valor -- Into "Africa" -- The cause he loved so much -- High noon for the Union -- Wiped out in blood -- Legacy
Control code
2012043231
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9780307981523
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012043231
Other physical details
ill., maps

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