The Resource A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery, Albert Marrin

A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery, Albert Marrin

Label
A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery
Title
A volcano beneath the snow
Title remainder
John Brown's war against slavery
Statement of responsibility
Albert Marrin
Title variation
John Brown's war against slavery
Title variation remainder
John Browns war against slavery
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the life of abolitionist John Brown and the raid he led on the United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in 1859, exploring his religious fanaticism and belief in "righteous violence,"--and committment to domestic terrorism
Summary
Considers the character and influence of the abolitionist, discussing the religious beliefs that prompted his use of terrorism to combat slavery while assessing his role in the Harper's Ferry raid that helped trigger the Civil War
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2014
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Nonfiction, 2014
Biography type
individual biography
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10311087
Cataloging source
DLC
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Marrin, Albert
Dewey number
  • 973.7/116092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
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990
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, John
  • Abolitionists
  • Antislavery movements
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
John Brown's war against slavery
Label
A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery, Albert Marrin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A house dividing -- A volcano beneath the snow -- The foulest blot : rise of the African slave trade -- An object vast in its compass -- Mighty man of valor -- Into "Africa" -- The cause he loved so much -- High noon for the Union -- Wiped out in blood -- Legacy
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9780307981523
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012043231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)819741569
Label
A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery, Albert Marrin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A house dividing -- A volcano beneath the snow -- The foulest blot : rise of the African slave trade -- An object vast in its compass -- Mighty man of valor -- Into "Africa" -- The cause he loved so much -- High noon for the Union -- Wiped out in blood -- Legacy
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9780307981523
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012043231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)819741569

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