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Uncle Tom's cabin by  Harriet Beecher Stowe - 1984 - from Rulon-Miller Books (SKU: 57200)

Uncle Tom's cabin

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Uncle Tom's cabin

by Stowe, Harriet Beecher

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Franklin Center, Pa: The Franklin Library, 1984. Edition limited to an unspecified number; 8vo, pp. xii, [1], 477, [1]; original full dark blue gilt-stamped morocco, silk moiré endpapers, silk ribbon bookmark, a.e.g.; fine, bright copy.

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In Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriett Beecher Stowe, the title character Uncle Tom is a long-suffering slave, loyal to both his faith and his master. Presented with an opportunity to escape, he instead chooses to remain in slavery to avoid embarrassing his master. After being sold to a slave trader, Tom suffers brutal treatment and is eventually beaten to death for his refusal to betray his friends — made to represent an ideal of true Christianity. Enormously popular (it was the best-selling novel of the 19th century) and influential, it’s publication in 1852 was instrumental in bringing visibility to the cruel reality of slavery. In more recent years, it has come under considerable criticism for its portrayal of meekness and subservience and the phrase “Uncle Tom” is sometimes used as an epithet for someone seen as overly subservient. 

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On Mar 31 2020, a reader said:
Excellent book to gain empathy and insight into the enslaved pathos, struggle and plight! This book presents well designed ideas to ennoble and elivate the human race as brothers, and sisters of a common God, and Father of us all.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
Uncle Tom's cabin
Author
Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Publisher
The Franklin Library
Place of Publication
Franklin Center, Pa
Date Published
1984
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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
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Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]

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