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    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, with "A True Tale of Slavery" by John S. Jacobs (The John Harvard Library) (Paperback) By (author) Harriet A. Jacobs, Edited by Jean Fagan Yellin, Contributions by John S. Jacobs

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    DescriptionThis enlarged edition of the most significant and celebrated slave narrative completes the Jacobs family saga, surely one of the most memorable in all of American history. John Jacobs' short slave narrative, "A True Tale of Slavery", published in London in 1861, adds a brother's perspective to Harriet Jacobs' autobiography. It is an exciting addition to this now classic work, as John Jacobs presents further historical information about family life so well described already by his sister. Once more, Jean Yellin, who discovered this long-lost document, supplies annotation and authentication. This is the standard edition of "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl", reissued here in the John Harvard Library and updated with a new bibliography.


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    Title
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
    Subtitle
    Written by Herself, with "A True Tale of Slavery" by John S. Jacobs
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Harriet A. Jacobs, Edited by Jean Fagan Yellin, Contributions by John S. Jacobs
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 496
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780674035836
    ISBN 10: 0674035836
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
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    BIC subject category V2: HBTS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE18
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT, TOPC/CIVLWR
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET020
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/AFROAM
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036050
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: LCO002000, SOC054000
    B&T Approval Code: A16282400
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC22: 306.362092
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 3JH
    DC22: 973.7/115092
    BISAC V2.8: SOC001000
    LC classification: E444.J17 A3 2009
    Thema V1.0: DNBH, NHTS
    Edition
    Enlarged
    Edition statement
    Enlarged ed.
    Illustrations note
    13 halftones, 1 line illustration, 2 maps
    Publisher
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    The Belknap Press
    Publication date
    30 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass.
    Author Information
    Jean Fagan Yellin is Distinguished Professor Emerita, Department of English, Pace University, the author of Harriet Jacobs: A Life, and the editor of The Harriet Jacobs Family Papers.