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Women, dissent and anti-slavery in Britain and America, 1790-1865

Author: Elizabeth J Clapp; Julie Roy Jeffrey
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume of eight essays examines the role that religious traditions, practices and beliefs played in women's involvement in the British and American campaigns to abolish slavery during the late  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth J Clapp; Julie Roy Jeffrey
ISBN: 9780199585489 0199585482
OCLC Number: 687684655
Description: x, 214 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Complicating the story: religion and gender in historical writing on British and American anti-slavery / David Turley --
Martha Gurney and the anti-slave trade movement, 1788-94 / Timothy Whelan --
'We ought to obey God rather than man': women, anti-slavery, and nonconformist religious cultures / Alison Twells --
The dissenting voice of Elizabeth Heyrick: an exploration of the links between gender, religious dissent, and anti-slavery radicalism / Clare Midgley --
Immediatism, dissent, and gender: women and the sentimentalization of transatlantic anti-slavery appeals / Carol Lasser --
Women abolitionists and the dissenting tradition / Julie Roy Jeffrey --
'On the side of righteousness': women, the church, and abolition / Stacey Robertson --
Writing against slavery: Harriet Beecher Stowe / Judie Newman.
Other Titles: Women dissent & anti-slavery in Britain and America, 1790-1865
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth J. Clapp and Julie Roy Jeffrey.
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