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Abolitionist politics and the coming of the Civil War / James Brewer Stewart.

Author/creator Stewart, James Brewer
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoAmherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2008.
Descriptionxiii, 236 pages ; 23 cm
Contents From moral suasion to political confrontation : American abolitionists and the problem of resistance, 1831-1861 -- Modernizing "difference" : the political meanings of color in the free states, 1776-1840 -- The Roberts case, the Easton family, and the dynamics of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts, 1776-1870 (co-authored with George R. Price) -- William Lloyd Garrison, Wendell Phillips, and the symmetry of autobiography : charisma and the character of abolitionist leadership -- Joshua Giddings, antislavery violence, and the politics of congressional honor -- The orator and the insurrectionist -- The New Haven Negro College and the dynamics of race in New England, 1776-1870 -- Reconsidering the abolitionists in an age of fundamentalist politics.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2007032380
ISBN9781558496354 (paper : alk. paper)
ISBN1558496351 (paper : alk. paper)
ISBN9781558496347 (library cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN1558496343 (library cloth : alk. paper)

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