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Harriet Beecher Stowe Author of Uncle Tom"s Cabin (Famous Figures of the Civil War Era) by Leeanne Gelletly

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Abolitionists,
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher,,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • USA,
  • History - General,
  • 19th century,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • United States,
  • 1811-1896,
  • Authors, American,
  • Biography,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsArthur Meier Schlesinger (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8159275M
ISBN 100791061477
ISBN 109780791061473

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