His Soul Goes Marching On: Responses to John Brown and the Harpers Ferry Raid

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Paul Finkelman
University of Virginia Press, Nov 29, 2012 - History

An examination of responses to John Brown and the Harper's Ferry Raid by prominent scholars: what different segments of American society made of Brown's attempt to foment a slave rebellion and his subsequent trial and execution.

 

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Contents

John Brown and His Raid
3
BERTRAM WYATTBROWN
10
PAUL FINKELMAN
41
Blacks John Brown and a Theory of Manhood
67
WENDY HAMAND VENET
98
PETER KNUPFER
119
Southern Politics and the Harpers Ferry Raid
149
JAMES O BREEDEN
174
ROBERT E MCGLONE
213
SEYMOUR DRESCHER
253
CHARLES JOYNER
296
Contributors
335
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