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John Stauffer
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John Stauffer is chair and professor of the History of American Civilization at Harvard University and the award-winning author of The Black Hearts of Men and other books on the Civil War era, including Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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My Bondage and My Freedom

Written by Frederick Douglass
Introduction by John Stauffer


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 14, 2003
Price: $12.95

My Bondage and My Freedom,” writes John Stauffer in his Foreword, “[is] a deep meditation on the meaning of slavery, race, and freedom, and on the power of faith and literacy, as well as a portrait of an individual and a nation a few years before the Civil War.” As his... Read more >
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My Bondage and My Freedom

Written by Frederick Douglass
Introduction by John Stauffer


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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The State of Jones
The Small Southern County that Seceded from the Confederacy
Written by Sally Jenkins and John Stauffer


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $16.95

In 1863, after surviving the devastating Battle of Corinth, Newton Knight, a poor farmer from Mississippi, deserted the Confederate Army and began a guerrilla battle against the Confederacy. For two years he and other residents of Jones County engaged in an insurrection that would have repercussions far beyond the scope of... Read more >

The State of Jones

Written by Sally Jenkins and John Stauffer


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 23, 2009
Price: $13.99

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