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Abolitionism.

Author: Richard S Newman
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2018.
Series: Very Short Introductions Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fresh synthesis of the abolitionist movement and ideas in the Anglo-American world.
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Newman, Richard S.
Abolitionism: a Very Short Introduction.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard S Newman
ISBN: 9780190213237 019021323X
OCLC Number: 1042319457
Description: 1 online resource (175 pages).
Contents: Cover; Richard S. Newman Abolitionism A Very Short Introduction; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Abolitionist agitation in a world of slavery and pain; Abolitionism 101: Who, where, how, why?; Abolitionists and human rights; Abolitionism agitators and the triumph of reform; Chapter 1: Early abolitionism; Slavery's profits versus abolitionist prophets; Abolitionist Friends; Abolitionism in the Age of Revolution; Abolitionist activism after 1776; Abolition and the U.S. Constitution; Abolitionism at one hundred. Chapter 2: The rise of black abolitionism and global antislavery strugglesSaint-Domingue; Black abolitionism in the United States; Slave trade abolition and the second slavery; Black protest redux; David Walker; Abolitionist media; Chapter 3: The time is now; Radical black protest and British abolitionists; Immediate abolition; Core abolitionists: African Americans and women; The grind: antislavery work; Bold activism; The anti-abolitionist wall in the North; Chapter 4: The abolitionist crossroads; Abolitionist divisions: From the woman question to antislavery political parties. Abolitionist synergiesGlobal abolitionism in the 1840s; Racial divisions in transatlantic abolition; White radicals and confrontational abolitionism; The Underground Railroad; The North Star international; Chapter 5: The abolitionist renaissance and the coming of the Civil War; The Fugitive Slave Law and the abolitionist renaissance; A literary renaissance; Black abolitionist renaissance; Abolitionist politics and the abolitionist constitution; The rise of the Republican Party; Chapter 6: American emancipations; John Brown: abolitionist; Abolition, secession, and war. The United States/North America:Great Britain/The Caribbean:; Haiti; Latin America; Documentaries; Index.
Series Title: Very Short Introductions Ser.

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A fresh synthesis of the abolitionist movement and ideas in the Anglo-American world.

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