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Polemical pain : slavery, cruelty, and the rise of humanitarianism / Margaret Abruzzo.

Author/creator Abruzzo, Margaret Nicola
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoBaltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press,
Description330 p. ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
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Subject(s)
Series New studies in American intellectual and cultural history
New studies in American intellectual and cultural history. ^A260366
Contents Self-denial, Martyrdom, and the formation of Quaker humanitarianism -- Humanity, human nature, and the problem of cruelty -- Moral responsibility and removal, 1800-1832 -- Politicizing humaneness, 1832-1839 -- Suited for slavery, 1840-1852 -- The contradictions of benevolence, 1852-1861.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2010042477
ISBN9780801898525 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN0801898528 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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