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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rural families -- Kansas -- Fiction,
  • Iraq War, 2003- -- Influence -- Fiction,
  • Iraq War, 2003- -- Protest movements -- Fiction,
  • Fundamentalists -- Kansas -- Fiction,
  • Conservatism -- Kansas -- Fiction,
  • Social conflict -- Kansas -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSara Paretsky.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.A647 B56 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 431 p. ;
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18008058M
ISBN 109780399154058
LC Control Number2007035962

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  Reading Group Guide. INTRODUCTION Set in the Kaw River Valley where Paretsky grew up, Bleeding Kansas is the story of the Schapens and the Grelliers, two farm families whose histories have been entwined since the s, when their ancestors settled the valley as antislavery emigrants/5(39). This title examines an important historic event - bleeding Kansas. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the history of America during this violent time period as territories entered the Union as free or slave states. Readers will learn about the Missouri Compromise, the Kansas-Nebraska Act and.   Bleeding Kansas is the term used to describe the period of violence during the settling of the Kansas territory. In the Kansas-Nebraksa Act overturned the. BLEEDING KANSAS is the story of three families whose roots are deep in the Jayhawk State. The Grellier family has been farming in Kansas for generations. The father, Jim, his wife Susan, and children Lara and Chip seem to be the ideal American farm family, combining solid traditional values with a contemporary 21st-century view of life.

Bleeding Kansas. Bleeding Kansas is about how the lives of ordinary people are affected by events over which they have little control. The book centers on the Grelliers and the Schapens, two families who have been farming in the Kaw River Valley for over a hundred-fifty years, and how their lives are affected by war and by the changing sexual and religious mores of the day.   This title examines an important historic event - bleeding Kansas. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the history of America during this violent time period as territories entered the Union as free or slave states. Readers will learn about the Missouri Compromise, the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the man behind it, Illinois Senator Stephen A. Douglas, the signer of the Kansas-Nebraska Act 5/5(1). bleeding kansas Download bleeding kansas or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get bleeding kansas book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Bleeding Kansas was a violent clash over slavery in a place that had few slaves. From the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the settlement of Kansas Territory had less to do with whether slavery was viable economically in that locale than with the balance of political power between the North and the South, between free labor and slave labor systems.