Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The Lowly

byHarriet Beecher StoweIntroduction byAnn DouglasEditorAnn Douglas

June 25, 1981|
Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The Lowly by Harriet Beecher Stowe
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The novel that changed the course of American history

Published in 1852, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel was a powerful indictment of slavery in America. Describing the many trials and eventual escape to freedom of the long-suffering, good-hearted slave Uncle Tom, it aimed to show how Christian love can overcome any human cruelty. Uncle Tom’s Cabin has remained controversial to this day, seen as either a vital milestone in the anti-slavery cause or as a patronising stereotype of African-Americans, yet it played a crucial role in the eventual abolition of slavery and remains one of the most important American novels ever written.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, daughter of the Reverend Lyman Beecher of the local Congregational Church. In 1832, the family moved to Cincinnati, where Harriet married Calvin Ellis Stowe, a professor at the seminary, in 1836. The border town of Cincinnati was alive with abolitionist conflict and...
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Title:Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The LowlyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:640 pages, 7.73 X 5.03 X 1.06 inShipping dimensions:640 pages, 7.73 X 5.03 X 1.06 inPublished:25 juin 1981Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140390030

ISBN - 13:9780140390032

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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