John Brown

John Brown: Selected full-text books and articles

FREE! The Public Life of Capt. John Brown By James Redpath Thayer and Eldridge, 1860
FREE! Recollections of Seventy Years By F. B. Sanborn R. G. Badger, vol.1, 1909
Librarian's tip: Chap. IX "Aftermath of the John Brown Foray"
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
No Compromise! The Story of the Fanatics Who Paved the Way to the Civil War By Arnold Whitridge Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1960
Librarian's tip: Chap. 2 "The Abolitionists"
Birth of John Brown By Cavendish, Richard History Today, Vol. 50, No. 5, May 2000
American Mobbing, 1828-1861: Toward Civil War By David Grimsted Oxford University Press, 1998
Librarian's tip: "Epilogue: Vintage Violence" begins on p. 266
Frederick Douglass By Benjamin Quarles Associated Publishers, 1948
Librarian's tip: Chap. X "Douglass and John Brown"
Our Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln, John Brown, and the Civil War Era By Stephen B. Oates University of Massachusetts Press, 1979
Librarian's tip: Chap. Three "John Brown and His Judges"
FREE! Causes of the Civil War, 1859-1861 By French Ensor Chadwick Harper and Brothers, 1906
Librarian's tip: Chap. V "The John Brown Raid (1858-1859)"
Life and Times of Frederick Douglass: His Early Life as a Slave, His Escape from Bondage, and His Complete History By Frederick Douglass Collier Books, 1962 (Revised edition)
Librarian's tip: Chap. 8 "John Brown and Mrs. Stowe"
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
The Bold Brahmins: New England's War against Slavery, 1831-1863 By Lawrence Lader E.P. Dutton, 1961
Librarian's tip: Chap. XVII "John Brown and the Boston Plotters: 1857-1859"
Walden and Other Writings By Henry David Thoreau; Brooks Atkinson Modern Library, 1950
Librarian's tip: "A Plea for Captain John Brown" begins on p. 863
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
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