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John Brown

Life and History


     There are many sources available for research on John Brown in Feinberg Library.  Here is a short listing of what's located in Special Collections.


Abels, Jules. Man of Fire: John Brown and the Cause of Liberty. New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company, 1971. Print.


Allen, Robert W. Marching On! John Brown's Ghost from the Civil War to Civil Rights      Northfield, Vermont: Northfield News

     and Printery, 2000. Print.


Boyer, Richard O. The Legend of John Brown: A Biography and a History. New York, N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1972. Print.


Cohen, Stan. John Brown: "The Thundering Voice of Jehovah". Missoula, Montana: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., Inc.,

     1999. Print.


Collins, James L. John Brown and the Fight Against Slavery. Brookfield, CT: Millbrook Press, 1991. Print.


Finkelman, Paul. His Soul Goes Marching On: Responses to John Brown and the Harpers Ferry Raid. Charlottesville, VA:

     University Press of Virginia, 1995. Print.


Iger, Eve Marie. John Brown: His Soul Goes Marching On. New York, N.Y.: Young Scott Books, 1969. Print.


The John Brown Invasion: An Authentic History of the Harper's Ferry Tragedy. Boston, MA: James Campbell, 1860. Print.


Keller, Allan. Thunder at Harper's Ferry. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1958. Print.


Oates, Stephen B. To Purge This Land with Blood: A Biography of John Brown. New York, N.Y.: Harper & Row Publishers, Inc.,

     1970. Print.


Reynolds, David S. John Brown: Abolitionist. New York, N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2005. Print.


Taylor, Andrew, and Eldrid Herrington. The afterlife of John Brown. New York, N.Y.: Palgrave MacMillan, 2005. Print.