The Fugitive Slave Law in the life of Frederick Douglass : an American slave and Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin : American society transforms its culture /
This book shows how abolitionists used rhetoric and discourse, rather than violence, to change opinions about slavery. Books like Uncle Tom's Cabin incite people to take action and they provoke a sense of urgency about the matter. Less than a decade before an impending civil war the United Stat...
Lewiston, N.Y. :
The Edwin Mellen Press,
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