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The Resource Crusaders for freedom, Henry Steele Commager ; illustrated by Mimi Korach

Crusaders for freedom, Henry Steele Commager ; illustrated by Mimi Korach

Label
Crusaders for freedom
Title
Crusaders for freedom
Statement of responsibility
Henry Steele Commager ; illustrated by Mimi Korach
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A ringing defense of basic human rights told through the stories of more than forty heroic persons and groups who, at crucial points in history, fought to define and defend those liberties. Commager manages to weave a multitude of "mini-biographies" into a coherent narrative, taking full advantage of the many instances in which the heroes' stories overlap
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
LCmod
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1902-1998
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Commager, Henry Steele
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Liberty
  • Freedom of speech
  • Freedom of religion
  • Slavery
  • Children's rights
  • Right to education
  • Women's rights
  • Asylum, Right of
  • Fair trial
  • Human rights
  • Biography
  • Liberty
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Crusaders for freedom, Henry Steele Commager ; illustrated by Mimi Korach
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Freedom of speech: Tom Pain -- Thomas Erskine -- William Lloyd Garrison -- Elijah Lovejoy -- Wendell Phillips -- Freedom of religion: Roger Williams -- Puritans -- Anne Hutchison -- William Penn -- Thomas Jefferson -- Freedom from slavery: William Lloyd Garrison -- Theodore Parker -- Levi Coffin -- Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Harriet Tubman -- John Brown -- Abraham Lincoln -- Rights of children: Hans Christian Andersen -- Richard Oastler -- Lord Anthony Ashley -- Charles Loring Brace -- Jane Addams -- UNICEF -- Right to learn: Fredrich Froebel -- Johann Pesalozzi -- Bronson Alcott -- Horace Mann -- Domingo Sarmiento -- Nicholas Svend Grundtvig -- Christen Kold -- Yang Chu Yen -- Dr. Frank Laubach -- Rights of women: Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- Lucretia Mott -- Susan Anthony -- Emma Willard -- Mary Lyon -- Elizabeth Blackwell -- Reverend Antoinette Brown Blackwell -- Carrie Chapman Catt -- Right of asylum: Huguenots -- Fridtjof Nansen -- Isreal -- Fair trial: Magna Carta -- Voltaire -- John Quincy Adams -- Emile Zola -- Declaration of human rights: Eleanor Roosevelt
Control code
1370592
Extent
240 pages
Lccn
62015876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)843819
Label
Crusaders for freedom, Henry Steele Commager ; illustrated by Mimi Korach
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Freedom of speech: Tom Pain -- Thomas Erskine -- William Lloyd Garrison -- Elijah Lovejoy -- Wendell Phillips -- Freedom of religion: Roger Williams -- Puritans -- Anne Hutchison -- William Penn -- Thomas Jefferson -- Freedom from slavery: William Lloyd Garrison -- Theodore Parker -- Levi Coffin -- Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Harriet Tubman -- John Brown -- Abraham Lincoln -- Rights of children: Hans Christian Andersen -- Richard Oastler -- Lord Anthony Ashley -- Charles Loring Brace -- Jane Addams -- UNICEF -- Right to learn: Fredrich Froebel -- Johann Pesalozzi -- Bronson Alcott -- Horace Mann -- Domingo Sarmiento -- Nicholas Svend Grundtvig -- Christen Kold -- Yang Chu Yen -- Dr. Frank Laubach -- Rights of women: Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- Lucretia Mott -- Susan Anthony -- Emma Willard -- Mary Lyon -- Elizabeth Blackwell -- Reverend Antoinette Brown Blackwell -- Carrie Chapman Catt -- Right of asylum: Huguenots -- Fridtjof Nansen -- Isreal -- Fair trial: Magna Carta -- Voltaire -- John Quincy Adams -- Emile Zola -- Declaration of human rights: Eleanor Roosevelt
Control code
1370592
Extent
240 pages
Lccn
62015876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)843819

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