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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
Creator
Author
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
  • This biography discusses the life of John Brown, a man considered a hero, freedom fighter, and martyr, a fanatic, and "the father of American terrorism." Deeply religious, Brown believed that God had chosen him to right the wrong of slavery
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marrin, Albert
Dewey number
  • 973.7/116092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
MG+
LC call number
E451
LC item number
.M352 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.7
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, John
  • Brown, John
  • Abolitionists
  • Antislavery movements
  • Abolitionists
  • Antislavery movements
Target audience
adolescent
Label
A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery, Albert Marrin
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223111005881
  • 31223117364308
  • 31223111005907
  • 31223111005915
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9780307981523
Lccn
2012043231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 819741569
  • (OCoLC)819741569
Label
A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery, Albert Marrin
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223111005881
  • 31223117364308
  • 31223111005907
  • 31223111005915
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9780307981523
Lccn
2012043231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 819741569
  • (OCoLC)819741569

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