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Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.

View Resource Uncle Tom's Cabin and American Culture

This site from the Institute for Advanced Technologies in the Humanities at the University of Virginia contains a plethora of materials concerning Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin and the nation's response to it. The site features a complete electronic edition of the first published version of the novel along with the various prefaces Stowe wrote for different editions as well as audio...
View Resource An American Family: The Beecher Tradition

The Beecher Tradition, based on an exhibit at the William and Anita Newman Library, explores the history of the well-known New England Family. Photos and excerpts from family letters, along with narrative text, make up the bulk of this online exhibition. Users navigate the site by progressing through the family history via a series of famous Beechers, starting with Patriarch Lyman Beecher, born in...
View Resource Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture

While it is fairly easy to find electronic full-text versions of Harriet Beecher Stowe's tremendously important work "Uncle Tom's Cabin" online, visitors will want to first take a look at this very thorough exploration not only of the book itself, but also of American culture in the 19th century. Created and maintained by Professor Stephen Railton of the University of Virginia (with funding from...