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Stowe

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(Named Buildings) a mansion near Buckingham in N Buckinghamshire: built and decorated in the 17th and 18th centuries by Vanbrugh, Robert Adam, Grinling Gibbons, and William Kent; formerly the seat of the Dukes of Buckingham; fine landscaped gardens: now occupied by a public school

Stowe

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(Biography) Harriet Elizabeth Beecher. 1811–96, US writer, whose bestselling novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) contributed to the antislavery cause

Stowe

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Harriet (Elizabeth) Beecher, 1811–96, U.S. abolitionist and novelist.
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I tell you Harriet Beecher Stowe herself couldn't 'a' done it better justice.
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Beecher family history is familiar territory in Stowe scholarship, but Koester rehearses it with an attentiveness to religious dynamics that makes a significant contribution to religious history.
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Born in 1831 in Norwich, Upper Canada (now Ontario), Stowe was one of six daughters born to Solomon Jennings and Hannah Howard.
Stowe School 's first XV started off with a closely-fought 5-0 victory over seventhplaced Yarm School before playing out a 12-12 draw with Durham School.
Stowe is best known as the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, a novel that lured white readers into thinking about, and starting to understand, the horrors of slavery.
Although many African American readers, such as Frederick Douglass, saw the value of the novel in attracting attention to the antislavery cause, others objected, feeling that Stowe knew little of the actuality of slavery.