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All on fire : William Lloyd Garrison and the abolition of slavery

Author: Henry Mayer
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: William Lloyd Garrison; William Lloyd Garrison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Mayer
ISBN: 0312187408 9780312187408 9780393332360 0393332365 0312253672 9780312253677
OCLC Number: 390053339
Awards: Short-listed for United States National Book Awards: Nonfiction 1998
Short-listed for National Book Award 1998
Description: xxi, 707 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Awake my soul 1805-1830. A praying people --
The art and mystery of printing --
A new race of editors --
My soul was on fire then --
In Baltimore Jail --
Stretch every nerve 1831-1835. A New England mechanic --
Scatter tracts like raindrops --
Ambassador of abolition --
The most eventful year in my history --
Brickbats in the cause of God --
And press with vigor on 1836-1844. A universal emancipation from sin --
The editor as Ishmaelite --
Schism --
Garrisonized to the backbone --
No union with slaveholders --
A heavenly race demands thy zeal 1844-1858. Revolutions never go backward --
Snap the cords of party --
The mathematics of justice --
Fugitive Slave Law: denounced, resisted, disobeyed --
If Kansas is free soil, then why not Carolina? --
And an immortal crown 1859-1879. John Brown has told us the time --
The covenant annulled --
Everything gravitates toward freedom --
My vocation has ended --
I miss Mr. Garrison.
Responsibility: Henry Mayer.

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