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    Uncle Tom's Cabin (Ignatius Critical Editions) (Paperback) By (author) Professor Harriet Beecher Stowe, Edited by Mary R Reichardt, Edited by Joseph Pearce

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    DescriptionHarriet Beecher Stowe was appalled by slavery, and she took one of the few options open to nineteenth century women who wanted to affect public opinion: she wrote a novel, a huge, enthralling narrative that claimed the heart, soul, and politics of millions of her contemporaries. Uncle Tom's Cabin paints pictures of three plantations, each worse than the other, where even the best plantation leaves a slave at the mercy of fate or debt. Her questions remain penetrating even today: "Can man ever be trusted with wholly irresponsible power?" First published more than 150 years ago, this monumental work is today being reexamined by critics, scholars, and students. Though "Uncle Tom" has become a synonym for a fawning black yes-man, Stowe's Tom is actually American literature's first black hero, a man who suffers for refusing to obey his oppressors. Uncle Tom's Cabin is a living, relevant story, passionate in its vivid depiction of the cruelest forms of injustice and inhumanity-and the courage it takes to fight against them.

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    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Professor Harriet Beecher Stowe, Edited by Mary R Reichardt, Edited by Joseph Pearce
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 667
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 204 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 739 g
    ISBN 13: 9781586173340
    ISBN 10: 1586173340

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    Ignatius Press
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    Ignatius Press
    Publication date
    30 October 2009
    Publication City/Country
    San Francisco, CA