Uncle Tom of the Old South a story of the South in Reconstruction days. by M. F. Surghnor

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Southern States

Subjects:

  • African American men -- Fiction.,
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Fiction.,
  • Southern States -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

GenreFiction.
SeriesThe Black heritage library collection
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S9616 Un6, PS2964.S55 Un6
The Physical Object
Pagination391 p.
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5284423M
ISBN 10083699082X
LC Control Number72003108
OCLC/WorldCa314293

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In the epilog, the author makes an impassioned plea to the North and South to end slavery in the name of Christianity.

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A chronology of the author's life and work. A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context. Uncle Tom (n.) "servile black man,"somewhat inaccurately in reference to the humble, pious, but strong-willed main character in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" ().

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