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John Brown, abolitionist : the man who killed slavery, sparked the Civil War, and seeded civil rights

by Reynolds, David S., 1948-

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John Brown, the controversial Abolitionist who used terrorist tactics against slavery, single-handedly changed the course of American history. This biography by critic and cultural biographer Reynolds brings to life the Puritan warrior who gripped slavery by the throat and triggered the Civil War. W... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • The party
  • The puritan
  • The pioneer
  • The patriarch
  • The pauper
  • The plan
  • Pottawatomie
  • Pariah and legend
  • The promoter
  • Plotting multiculturally
  • Practice
  • Preparation
  • Problems
  • Pilloried, prosecuted, and praised
  • The passion
  • Positions and politics
  • The prophet
  • Posterity.