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Searching for Jim

slavery in Sam Clemens"s world

by Terrell Dempsey

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hannibal (Mo.),
  • United States,
  • Missouri,
  • Hannibal
    • Subjects:
    • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Political and social views.,
    • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Homes and haunts -- Missouri -- Hannibal.,
    • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Family.,
    • Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Slavery -- Missouri -- Hannibal -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Slavery in literature.,
    • Racism in literature.,
    • Hannibal (Mo.) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.,
    • Hannibal (Mo.) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-303) and index.

      StatementTerrell Dempsey.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesMark Twain and his circle series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1342.S58 D46 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 316 p. :
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3675955M
      ISBN 100826214851
      LC Control Number2003012787

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