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The Resource 12 let rabstva, Solomon Nortap ; [perevod s angliĭskogo Ėleonory Melʹnik]

12 let rabstva, Solomon Nortap ; [perevod s angliĭskogo Ėleonory Melʹnik]

Label
12 let rabstva
Title
12 let rabstva
Statement of responsibility
Solomon Nortap ; [perevod s angliĭskogo Ėleonory Melʹnik]
Title variation
Dvenadt︠s︡atʹ let rabstva
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • rus
  • eng
  • rus
Summary
The story of Solomon Northup is a bizarre and incredible one. Born a free black in New York State in 1808, he was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841, and spent most of the next 12 years as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation. His years in this condition of servitude were filled with abuse, apprehension, and a profound fear for his life (he narrowly escaped lynching). Northup's years in captivity are dramatically recounted here, as are his attempts to bring charges against the men who originally abducted him. An educated man when he entered slavery, Northup was able to write about the institution as both an outsider and as one of its victims. The result was an exceptionally detailed and accurate description of slave life and plantation society. A bestseller in its time, the work is "a moving, vital testament to one of slavery's 'many thousand gone' who retained his humanity in the bowels of degradation
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
MLN
Dewey number
306.362
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Psikhologii︠a︡. Zarubezhnyĭ bestseller
Label
12 let rabstva, Solomon Nortap ; [perevod s angliĭskogo Ėleonory Melʹnik]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Twelve years a slave
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881853959
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9785699718313
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)881853959
Label
12 let rabstva, Solomon Nortap ; [perevod s angliĭskogo Ėleonory Melʹnik]
Publication
Note
Translation of: Twelve years a slave
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881853959
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9785699718313
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)881853959

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