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The zealot and the emancipator : John Brown, Abraham Lincoln and the struggle for American freedom

by Brands, H. W. (Author)

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"What do moral people do when democracy countenances evil? The question, implicit in the idea that people can govern themselves, came to a head in America at the middle of the nineteenth century, in the struggle over slavery. John Brown's answer was violence--violence of a sort some in later generat... Full description

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