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Author Topic: Uncle Tom as a 19th century trope  (Read 1223 times)
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« on: May 05, 2007, 03:21:24 pm »

http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/utc/sitemap.html

First- let me state that this is not a political thread.  If you are roleplaying a character in the US, Uncle Tom's Cabin would be part of your  knowledge base.  The same goes for anyone in Great Britain.  The site is wonderful in that it covers a lot of the ideas that went into Uncle Tom's Cabin, as well as how the ook and characters were turned into apologists for slavery after the Civil War.

Enjoy.
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