Liberty Befits All
Stowe and Uncle Toms Cabin
By Robert E. Wright
This article appeared in the Winter 2020/21 issue of The Independent Review.
When Harriet Beecher Stowe met with President Lincoln in November 1862, he reportedly addressed her as the author of the book that started the Civil War. Stowes massively influential novel makes a point so basic that it hardly seems necessary: slavery befits no human being, enslaved or enslaver.
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