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The black hearts of men : radical abolitionists and the transformation of race

Author: John Stauffer
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At a time when slavery was spreading and the country was steeped in racism, two white men and two black men overcame social barriers and mistrust to form a unique alliance that sought nothing less than the end of all evil. Drawing on the largest extant bi-racial correspondence in the Civil War era, John Stauffer braids together these men's struggles to reconcile ideals of justice with the reality of slavery and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stauffer, John, 1965-
Black hearts of men.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606656536
Online version:
Stauffer, John, 1965-
Black hearts of men.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)608518671
Named Person: James McCune Smith; Gerrit Smith; Frederick Douglass; John Brown; James McCune Smith; Gerrit Smith; Frederick Douglass; John Brown; James McCune Smith; Gerrit Smith; Frederick Douglass; John Brown; John Brown; Frederick Douglass; Gerrit Smith; James McCune Smith
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Stauffer
ISBN: 0674006453 9780674006454
OCLC Number: 47705437
Awards: Frederick Douglass Book Prize, 2002
Description: 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Radical abolitionist call to arms --
Creating an image in black --
Glimpsing God's world on earth --
Panic and the making of abolitionists --
Bible politics and the creation of the alliance --
Learning from Indians --
Man is woman and woman is man --
Alliance ends and the war begins --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: John Stauffer.
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At a time when slavery was spreading and America was steeped in racism, two white and two black men formed a unique alliance that sought nothing less than the end of all evil. This book braids  Read more...

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"The Black Hearts of Men is a story of politics, religion, sin, guilt, passion, murder and expiation. It begins in innocence and good intentions and ends in bloodshed and madness... Stauffer knows Read more...

 
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