Books tagged: john brown

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The Significance of Being Frank: The Life and Times of Franklin Benjamin Sanborn
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Price: Free! Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"The intimate details of Clark's narrative brings Sanborn's Transcendentalist world to life. This remarkable biography produces for the reader a direct sense of the social nerve and intellectual daring of 19th Century New England. Clark has done an outstanding job in the art of biography." -- Danne Polk, The Philosophy Research Base.
Fort Warren: New England's Most Historic Civil War Site
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Fort Warren was started in 1833 on Georges Island to protect the City of Boston. It was first occupied at the start of the Civil War. The government soon utilized the fort as a prison for Confederate military and political prisoners. The book includes stories about the Trent Affair, the writing of the John Brown song, escapes, executions and the famous Legend of the Ghost of the Lady in Black.
Obscure Stories of the Civil War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This collection of short stories narrates the history of obscure and fascinating Civil War events.
A Country without Memory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This work interweaves historical essays into a personal narrative of the American road. The author drove from Seattle to the East Coast, seeking out places related to the history of racial relations. In the spirit of Howard Zinn, this work will satisfy those exasperated with common portrayals of history.