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  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Based on the classic 1852 novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe re-tells the story to allow young readers a glimpse into the darker side of American history. Uncle Tom's Cabin was the bestselling novel of the 1800s and had an enormous influence in galvanizing public opinion against slavery. Uncle Tom's Cabin is the story of two slaves who's master must sell them to settle his debts. Uncle Tom is sold 'down the river,' away from his wife and children, and Eliza decides to escape. Uncle Tom has a great faith in God and is a righteous man, but he is sorely tested when he is sold to a sadist owner named Simon Legree. Does Eliza make it to Canada? Will Uncle Tom survive Simon...read more

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Onkel Tom, ein alter schwarzer Sklave aus Kentucky, erlebt zunächst nur glückliche Tage bei seinem neuen Herrn Augustin St. Clare und seiner Tochter Evangeline. Aber dann lernt er plötzlich auf einer Baumwollplantage in Louisiana den ganzen Schrecken seines ärmlichen Sklavendaseins...read more

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the U.S. and is said to have 'helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War'. Stowe, a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Seminary and an active abolitionist, featured the character of Uncle Tom, a long-suffering black slave around whom the stories of other characters revolve. The sentimental novel depicts the reality of slavery while also asserting that Christian love can overcome something as destructive as enslavement of fellow human beings. Uncle Tom's...read more

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Uncle Tom's Cabin is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe, published in 1852. After the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin, Southerners accused Stowe of misrepresenting slavery. In order to show that she had neither lied about slavery nor exaggerated the plight of enslaved people, she compiled The Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin. The Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin was published to document the veracity of the depiction of slavery in Stowe's anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. First published in 1853, the book also provides insights into Stowe's own views on slavery. The book was subtitled 'Presenting the Original Facts and Documents upon Which the Story Is Founded, Together...read more

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Abraham Lincoln definió a la autora de La cabaña del tío Tom como “la mujer que ganó la guerra”. En efecto, ella escribió su obra para denunciar el drama de la esclavitud, en un momento en que la ley obligaba a denunciar a los esclavos fugitivos. Y su libro llegó a ser uno de los más leídos, no sólo en Norteamérica, sino en todo el mundo, y no sólo en ese entonces, sino también en la actualidad. Es la vida del negro Tom, quien, entre buenos y malos amos, conserva hasta el fin su bondad y su...read more

  • Harriet Beecher-Stowe

    Der Roman schildert das Schicksal einer Reihe von afroamerikanischen Sklaven und ihrer jeweiligen Besitzer in den vierziger Jahren des 19. Jahrhunderts in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika. Die Titelfigur 'Onkel Tom' ist ein Sklave in Kentucky, der von seinem Besitzer Mr. Shelby aus Finanznot verkauft wird und nach dem überraschenden Tod seines zweiten Herrn, der ihn freilassen wollte, in die Hände eines brutalen Plantagenbesitzers gerät, der ihn zu Tode misshandelt, da er sich nicht beugt und seinen Idealen treu bleibt. Mr. Shelbys Sohn George versucht nach dem Tod seines Vaters vergeblich, das Tom gegebene Versprechen, ihn zurückzukaufen, einzulösen, kann ihn aber nur begraben, mit...read more

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    When a Kentucky family’s debts become too much for them to bear, they decide that they will sell two of their slaves to a trader. Uncle Tom and Harry are both planned to be sold, but before that happens, Harry’s mother Eliza decides to run away with him rather than face losing him. The novel then follows two narratives: Tom being sold into slavery, and Eliza running away with Harry. Both stories intertwine at times as all of the characters strive for and struggle toward the hope of freedom. While often brutal and cruel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin is a realistic look at the horrors of slavery and the vast enormity of the struggles slaves went through, and was Stowe’s great effort at...read more

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    This audio classic novel has been carefully abridged and adapted into 10 short easy to understand chapters. This format enables listeners of all ages and English language abilities to understand and enjoy the story. Composition includes original custom back ground...read more