From Slave Cabin to Windsor Castle: Josiah Henson and "Uncle Tom" in Britain

Marsh, Jan
May 2002
Nineteenth Century Studies;2002, Vol. 16, p37
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe. It mentions that the book protested the slave trade in the U. S. and gained popularity for its brutal depictions between masters and slaves and the appeal of its other characters. The article discusses the basis of the story including Josiah Henson who is said to be the model for the character "Uncle Tom."


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