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Review: John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

anti-racist activists should totally read this book because of the strength of the analysis of abolitionist activity from the 1830s-1860s-totally fascinating! Read full review

Review: John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

User Review  - Ian Weaver - Goodreads

David S. Reynold's biography on abolitionist John Brown is well written and thoroughly researched. He paints a picture of a man morally and spiritually driven to end the institution of slavery ... Read full review

Review: John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

This is THE best biography of John Brown ever written. It doesn't treat him as a nut-case but as he really was:a zealous, pious, God-fearing abolitionist who was trying to right his country's wrongs. Read full review

Review: John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

Read this so you feel smart when reading Cloudplitter. Read full review

Review: John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

Fantastic biography of one of the least understood, most ignored, and perhaps most important people in American history. Read full review

Review: John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

John Brown is one of the most important Americans who ever lived, and one of the most difficult to decide what to make of. This is a great book for bringing up issues of the relationship between ... Read full review

Review: John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

i think i've been putting it off cause it's just so big (there's no way i'm going to lug it onto the subway!) my dad recommended it. he read it in his man's book club Read full review

Review: John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Christopher Hitchens gave this a good review. But I still want to read it anyway! Read full review

Review: John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

User Review  - Bullfrog - Goodreads

This book is a much better piece of research than it is a book - it's not expertly written, by any means, but it's got so much more history about the abolitionist movement than what basically everyone ... Read full review

Review: John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

User Review  - Zoe - Goodreads

A very well-written history of John Brown and the period of his life. It gives tremendous insight into the political and social realities of the US in the first part of the 19th Century, as well as illuminating how John Brown became a martyr. Read full review


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