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Author: Christopher Leslie Brown; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture,
Publisher: Chapel Hill, [North Carolina] : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, ]2006]. ©2006
Series: Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia.
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"Revisiting the origins of the British antislavery movement of the late eighteenth century, Christopher Leslie Brown challenges prevailing scholarly arguments that locate the roots of abolitionism in economic determinism or bourgeois humanitarianism. Brown instead connects the shift from sentiment to action to changing views of empire and nation in Britain, particularly the anxieties and dislocations spurred by the  Read more...
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Brown, Christopher Leslie.
Moral capital.
Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005031387
(OCoLC)62290468
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Leslie Brown; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture,
ISBN: 9781469600994 1469600994
OCLC Number: 607750733
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 480 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Values and practice in conflict. Antislavery without abolitionism --
The conflict realized. The politics of slavery in the years of crisis. Granville Sharp and the obligations of empire --
The search for solutions. British concepts of emancipation in the age of the American Revolution. Africa, Africans, and the idea of abolition --
The conflict resolved. British evangelicals and Caribbean slavery after the American war. The society of friends and the antislavery identity.
Series Title: Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia.
Other Titles: Foundations of British abolitionism
Responsibility: Christopher Leslie Brown.

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Revisiting the origins of the British antislavery movement of the late eighteenth century, this book challenges scholarly arguments that locate the roots of abolitionism in economic determinism or  Read more...

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