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John Brown

by William E. B. Du Bois

John Brown is a biography written by W. E. B. Du Bois about the abolitionist John Brown. Published in 1909, it tells the story of John Brown, from his Christian rural upbringing, to his failed business ventures and finally his "blood feud" with the institution of slavery as a whole. Its moral symbolizes the significance and impact of a white abolitionist at the time, a sign of threat for white slave owners and those who believed that only blacks were behind the idea of freeing slaves.

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English

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English

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1909

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W. E. B. Du Bois, born William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, was a prominent figure in American history known for his tireless efforts as a sociologist, civil rights activist, historian, and Pan-Africanis...

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