Uncle Tom's Cabin

by Harriet Stowe
$16.99

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Publication Date: September 17, 1981

ISBN: 9780140390032

Binding: Paperback

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Published in 1852, Harriet Beecher Stowe?s novel was a powerful indictment of slavery in America. Describing the many trials and eventual escape to freedom of the long-suffering, good-hearted slave Uncle Tom, it aimed to show how Christian love can overcome any human cruelty. Uncle Tom?s Cabin has remained controversial to this day, seen as either a vital milestone in the anti-slavery cause or as a patronising stereotype of African-Americans, yet it played a crucial role in the eventual abolition of slavery and remains one of the most important American novels ever written.