Uncle Tom--The Hero as Martyr

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Uncle Tom--The Hero as Martyr
Episode 14 of Heroes and Legends

2014
31 mins

The name "Uncle Tom" has complex associations today, but Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel had a truly powerful impact when it was published in 1852. Explore the historical circumstances of slavery that inspired Stowe's...

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Thomas Shippey Ph.D.