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The great silent army of abolitionism : ordinary women in the antislavery movement

Author: Julie Roy Jeffrey
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1998.
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An exploration of the involvement of ordinary women - black and white - in the antislavery movement. Drawing on letters, diaries and institutional records, Jeffrey uses the words of real women to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Jeffrey, Julie Roy.
Great silent army of abolitionism.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607085747
Online version:
Jeffrey, Julie Roy.
Great silent army of abolitionism.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)631414289
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Roy Jeffrey
ISBN: 0807824364 9780807824368 0807847410 9780807847411
OCLC Number: 38520163
Description: xii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Recruiting women into the cause --
Antislavery societies: the 1830s --
Persisting in the cause: the 1840s and 1850s --
Women confront their churches and the world of politics --
Crisis and confidence: the 1850s --
Emancipation at last.
Responsibility: Julie Roy Jeffrey.
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"Provides a wealth of insights. . . . While Jeffrey's work has certainly not been the last word on female abolitionists, it has established itself as one of the first places to begin."--"Historical Read more...

 
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