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Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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Uncle Tom's Cabin.

by Stowe, Harriet Beecher

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  • hardcover
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Boston:: John P. Jewett & Co,, 1852.. Cloth. Very Good. 2 vol in 1, 312 + 322 pp. 8vo. Rebacked, with original spine cloth. Fiftieth thousand. Scuffing and light soiling to boards, bumping w/ board exposure to corners. Browning to textblock. Moderate soiling and foxing to some pages. Previous owner's inscription to fep. Damp staining to edges of first several pages.

Synopsis

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.

Details

Bookseller
Cellar Stories Bookstore US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
134417
Title
Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Author
Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John P. Jewett & Co,
Place of Publication
Boston:
Date published
1852.
Keywords
literature two volumes in one

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About Cellar Stories Bookstore

Cellar Stories has been buying and selling all types of books for over thirty years. We're the largest used and rare bookstore in the smallest state in the US. While we specialize in Rhode Island History, New England History, Art & Architecture, Modern First Editions, Poetry, and Mathematics, we have a stock of approximately 70,000 volumes covering all categories from vintage paperbacks, pulps and collectible ephemera to antiquarian volumes on many subjects.

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Cloth
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