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The beautiful soul of John Woolman, apostle of abolition

Author: Thomas P Slaughter
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the famous eighteenth-century Quaker whose abolitionist fervor and spiritual practice made him a model for generations of Americans.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Slaughter, Thomas P. (Thomas Paul).
Beautiful soul of John Woolman, apostle of abolition.
New York : Hill and Wang, 2008
(OCoLC)608918332
Online version:
Slaughter, Thomas P. (Thomas Paul).
Beautiful soul of John Woolman, apostle of abolition.
New York : Hill and Wang, 2008
(OCoLC)609927377
Named Person: John Woolman; John Woolman; John Woolman
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas P Slaughter
ISBN: 0809095149 9780809095148 9780809028481 0809028484
OCLC Number: 213300802
Description: 449 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: How to begin? --
Revelations, 1720-28 --
Transition, 1729-30 --
Sinner and saints, 1731-35 --
Young man Wool, 1736-43 --
Charity, 1743-53 --
Nightmares, 1754-55 --
Taxed, 1756-57 --
Pure wisdom, 1758-59 --
Words, 1760-63 --
Travels, 1764-69 --
Growth, 1769-72 --
Away, 1772 --
Home, 1772 --
How to end, 1772 --
Epilogue: a new beginning.
Responsibility: Thomas P. Slaughter.
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John Woolman was one of the most significant Americans of the eighteenth century, though he was not a famous politician, general, scientist, or man of letters, and he never held public office.  Read more...

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"A masterful biography... Any understanding of the history of social reform in America beings with Woolman, and understanding Woolman starts here." - Kirkus - Starred Review."

 
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