ISBN-10:
1587420384
ISBN-13:
9781587420382
Pub. Date:
03/30/2005
Publisher:
Inkling Books
A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin

A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin

by Harriet Beecher StoweHarriet Beecher Stowe
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Overview

When proslavery critics of Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin (1851) charged that she did not describe slavery accurately, she published this fact-filled 1853 book demonstrating that her novel was true to life. This is a facsimile of an 1853 edition with the small text enlarged to make it more easily read. It is an excellent source of information about mid-nineteenth century American slavery.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587420382
Publisher: Inkling Books
Publication date: 03/30/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Harriet Beecher, born in Litchfield, CT in 1811, married Lane Theological Seminary professor and ardent critic of slavery Calvin Stowe in 1836. The Stowes supported the Underground Railroad, housing several runaway slaves in their home. Author of numerous fiction and non-fiction works, she is best known for "Uncle Tom's Cabin," published in 1852.

Date of Birth:

June 14, 1811

Date of Death:

July 1, 1896

Place of Birth:

Litchfield, Connecticut

Place of Death:

Hartford, Connecticut

Education:

Homeschooled

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