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The Abolitionist sisterhood : women's political culture in Antebellum America

Author: Jean Fagan Yellin; John C Van Horne
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1994.
Series: Cornell paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A small group of black and white American women who banded together in the 1830s and 1840s to remedy the evils of slavery and racism, the "antislavery females" included many who ultimately struggled  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Fagan Yellin; John C Van Horne
ISBN: 0801480116 9780801480119 0801427282 9780801427282
OCLC Number: 29389865
Notes: "Published in cooperation with the Library Company of Philadelphia."
Description: xviii, 363 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: On their own terms : a historiographical essay / by Nancy A. Hewitt --
Abolition's conservative sisters : the ladies' New York City anti-slavery societies, 1834-1840 / by Amy Swerdlow --
The Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society and the limits of gender politics / by Debra Gold Hansen --
Priorities and power : the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society / Jean R. Soderlund --
The world the agitators made : the counterculture of agitation in urban Philadelphia / by Emma Jones Lapsansky --
"You have talents--only cultivate them" : Philadelphia's Black Female literary societies and the abolitionist crusade / by Julie Winch --
Benevolence and antislavery activity among African American women in New York and Boston, 1820-1840 / Anne M. Boylan --
Difference, slavery and memory : Sojourner Truth in feminist abolitionism / by Nell Irvin Painter --
The female antislavery movement / by Carolyn Williams --
Let your names be enrolled" / by Deborah Bingham Van Brockhoven --
Graphic discord / by Phillip Lapsansky --
Abbey Kelley and the process of liberation / by Keith Melder --
"A good work among the people" / by Lee Chambers-Schiller --
By moral force alone : the antislavery women and nonresistance / by Margaret Hope Bacon --
Women who speak for an entire nation" / by Kathryn Kish Sklar.
Series Title: Cornell paperbacks.
Responsibility: Jean Fagan Yellin and John C. Van Horne, editors.

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