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From abolition to rights for all : the making of a reform community in the nineteenth century

Author: John T Cumbler
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Civil War was not the end, as is often thought, of reformist activism among abolitionists. This book investigates how reformers, linked together and radicalized by their shared experiences in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Cumbler
ISBN: 9780812240269 081224026X
OCLC Number: 154800554
Description: xi, 238 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Till every yoke is broken" --
The people and the times --
"With other good souls" --
"All the great men and men of respectability stood aloof" --
To do battle for justice and the oppressed" --
"The issue is universal justice" --
"Blessed are they who when some great cause ... calls them ... come" --
Bringing together the professional and the political --
"Public society owes perfect protection" : the State and the people's rights --
"A relative right."
Responsibility: John T. Cumbler.
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"This study demonstrates the breadth and continuity of nineteenth-century reform in the U.S., all too easily obscured by the cataclysm of civil war."-Choice "A fine book that should be high on the Read more...

 
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