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"Liberty to the downtrodden" : Thomas L. Kane, romantic reformer

Author: Matthew J Grow; Charles Redd Center for Western Studies.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Series: Lamar series in western history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thomas L. Kane, a crusader for antislavery, women's rights, and the downtrodden, rose to prominence in his day as the most ardent and persuasive defender of Mormons' religious liberty. Though not a Mormon, Kane sought to defend the much-reviled group from the "Holy War" waged against them by evangelical America. His courageous personal intervention averted a potentially catastrophic bloody conflict between federal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
History
Named Person: Thomas L Kane; Thomas L Kane; Thomas L Kane; Thomas Leiper Kane; Thomas Leiper Kane
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew J Grow; Charles Redd Center for Western Studies.
ISBN: 9780300136104 0300136102
OCLC Number: 242573300
Notes: "Published with assistance from the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies"--Title page verso.
Description: xx, 348 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm.
Contents: Raising Kane --
Europe --
Beginnings of Reform --
Meeting the Mormons --
The Suffering Saints --
Free Soil and Young America --
Fugitive Slaves --
Reforming Marriage --
The Utah War, Act I --
The Utah War, Act II --
Honor, Reform, and War --
Developing Kane --
Anti-Anti-Polygamy.
Series Title: Lamar series in western history.
Responsibility: Matthew J. Grow.

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Thomas L Kane (1822-1883), a crusader for antislavery, women's rights and the downtrodden, rose to prominence in his day as the most ardent and persuasive defender of Mormons' religious liberty. This  Read more...

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