The Resource Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War, Tony Horwitz, (Large type book)

Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War, Tony Horwitz, (Large type book)

Label
Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War
Title
Midnight rising
Title remainder
John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Tony Horwitz
Title variation
John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the 1859 raid by radical abolitionist John Brown, his children and a guerilla band on Harpers Ferry, revealing how his acts, deemed terrorism by the South, prompted a counterattack by Robert E. Lee and galvanized Northern supporters during Lincoln's election campaign
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/114
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E451
LC item number
.H77 2011b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War, Tony Horwitz, (Large type book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • CEN
Contents
Prologue: October 16, 1859 -- pt. 1. The road to Harpers Ferry -- School of adversity -- I consecrate my life -- A warlike spirit -- First blood -- Secret service -- This spark of fire -- pt. 2. Into Africa -- My invisibles -- Into the breach -- I am nearly disposed of now -- pt. 3. They will Brown us all -- His despised poor -- A full fountain of bedlam -- So let it be done -- Dissevering the ties that bind us -- Epilogue: Immortal raiders
Control code
ocm741549582
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
661 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410441867
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
Lccn
2011032066
Other physical details
ill., maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u211282
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781410441867
  • (OCoLC)741549582

Library Locations

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