1 edition of Thoreau, Sanborn, John Brown, and slavery found in the catalog.
Thoreau, Sanborn, John Brown, and slavery
|Statement||[compiled by] Kenneth Walter Cameron.|
|Contributions||Cameron, Kenneth Walter, 1908-|
|LC Classifications||E449 .T5 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||241 leaves :|
|Number of Pages||241|
|LC Control Number||00362060|
The compelling story of the effect of Charles Darwin's book On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of American writers, abolitionists, and social reformers, including Henry David Thoreau and Bronson Alcott, in In early , a single copy of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species was read and discussed by five important American intellectuals who seized on the book's assertion. John Shepard Keyes. Manuscript autobiography, , showing description of April 3, attempted arrest of Frank Sanborn. John Shepard Keyes Papers, CFPL Vault Collection. Top. VII. JOHN BROWN. Essay. Early print from portrait photograph of .
Rachel Carson’s Legacy (The Walden Woods Project ) Selections from the “Indian Notebooks” () (The Walden Woods Project ) Sketches from Concord and Appledore: An Excerpt by Frank Preston Stearns (G.P. Putnam's ). of the “Secret Six” conspirators who supported John Brown’s radical aboli-tionism, including the eventual raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. It was through Sanborn that Thoreau and Brown met in March , during the ﬁ rst of Brown’s two visits to : Sandra Harbert Petrulionis.
The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Henry David Thoreau (Thoreau, Henry David, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Thoreau, Henry David, Cape Cod (New York: T. Y. Crowell and Co., c), illust. by Clifton Johnson (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) Thoreau, Henry David, Excursions, contrib. by Ralph Waldo Emerson. This is the third in a five-part series excerpted from his new book, “Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War,” to be published Oct. 25 by Henry Holt and Co. The.
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thoreau, Sanborn, John Brown, and slavery. Hartfort: Transcendental Books, (OCoLC) Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; J – May 6, ) was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher.
A leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his Thoreau Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Thoreau Disobedience" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"), an argument for disobedience to an unjust mater: Harvard College.
This is an eloquently written, impeccably researched contextual biography of John Brown. Reynolds does not merely present Brown’s life, but explains both his influences as well as his legacy. It would be difficult to imagine a finer, more complete and more engrossing book on Brown, his times and the way he changed American by: Franklin Benjamin Sanborn was born in at Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, the fifth of seven children of Aaron and Lydia Leavitt Sanborn.
He was active in the anti-slavery movement and wrote of that movement, John Brown and other abolistionists, and. The federal execution of militant abolitionist John Brown and the appearance of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection on Novem (which Thoreau borrowed from Charles Sanborn shortly after its publication) were each seismic shifts to Thoreau’s emotional and intellectual sensibilities.
John Brown was a leading anti-slavery activist in pre-Civil War America. John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry galvanized the era's abolitionist movement. The protagonists in Fuller’s book include Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Bronson and Louisa May Alcott, Franklin Sanborn, Louis Agassiz, and Asa Gray — all living in or near Concord and.
A cultural biography of John Brown, the controversial abolitionist who used violent tactics against slavery and single-handedly changed the course of American history. Reynolds brings to life the Puritan warrior who gripped slavery by the throat and triggered the Civil War/5(87).
When the abolitionist John Brown seized the largest Federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in October ofhe forced the citizens of the United States to reconsider the immorality of the institution of slavery and the injustices enforced by the government.
The raid on Harpers Ferry and the resulting execution of Brown was a major. Frank Sanborn of Concord was one of Brown's key supporters. InBrown visited Concord, lunched at Mrs. Thoreau's, and spoke publicly later in the day. He returned to Concord and spoke again in Following the raid at Harper's Ferry, Thoreau delivered "A Plea for Captain John Brown" in Concord, Boston, and Worcester.
An authoritative new examination of John Brown and his deep impact on American ft Prize-winning cultural historian David S. Reynolds presents an informative and richly considered new exploration of the paradox of a man steeped in the Bible but more than willing to kill for his abolitionist cause/5(7).
Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; J - May 6, ) was an American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist, Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a Brand: e-artnow.
Extensive site devoted to the writings, philosophy, life of Henry David Thoreau; created by The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau, definitive edition of Thoreau's works, directed by Elizabeth Hall Witherell. Contains biography, bibliography, research and manuscript material, links to related sites (on American literature, Transcendentalism, nature writing, natural history, environment).
Table of Contents. A P R I L 1 8 7 2. Franklin Sanborn. IT is still too early, perhaps, to tell the whole of the remarkable story of John Brown, the hero of Virginia in the nineteenth. Civil Desobedience Henry David Thoreau wrote the essay Civil Disobedience to show his opposition to slavery and American imperialism.
His essay has influenced many prominent civil rights activists, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Thoreau's essay Civil Disobedience or Resistance to Civil Government, published inis a call to arms similar to the stances that people like Parks and 4/5.
InSanborn published The Life and Letters of John Brown. Gerrit Smith Millionaire antislavery philanthropist Gerrit Smith of Peterboro, New York was the first member of the Secret Six to meet Brown. The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation by Randall Fuller explores how this one book helped However, in America the hubbub was less about where God fit into the picture and more how Darwin's theory solidified the stance against slavery/5.
Thoreau, Henry David (b. David Henry Thoreau) (–62) writer, poet; born in Concord, Mass. After graduating from Harvard (), where he began his lifelong habit of keeping journals, he taught briefly in Concord but resigned to protest the disciplinary whipping of students. The Secret Six. One night in May,Franklin Sanborn called for a meeting at the American House Hotel in Boston.
John Brown was in town; it was time to go over the : American Experience. NPR coverage of John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights by David S.
Reynolds. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : David S. Reynolds. John Brown and His Friends. How a coterie of New Englanders—including the author—secretly funded John Brown's raid. Franklin Sanborn.
But to strike at once at the existence of slavery, by Author: Franklin Sanborn. See Thoreau, “A Plea for Captain John Brown,” p. ; “Resistance to Civil Government,” p. This is very similar to the argument made by Cited by: 9. John Brown (shown), the abolitionist-turned-murderer who tried to incite a slave revolt, is held as a role model for liberals because his murders of innocents directly fueled the Civil War.