The abolitionist imagination /

Revisits the nineteenth century abolitionist movement as the embodiment of a driving force in American history, giving a better understanding of the balance between moral fervor and political responsibility.

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Main Author: Delbanco, Andrew, 1952-
Other Authors: Stauffer, John, 1965-, Sinha, Manisha., Pinckney, Darryl, 1953-, McClay, Wilfred M.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, [2012]
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Table of Contents:
  • The abolitionist imagination / Andrew Delbanco
  • Fighting the devil with his own fire / John Stauffer
  • Did the abolitionists cause the Civil War? / Manisha Sinha
  • The invisibility of black abolitionists / Darryl Pinckney
  • Abolition as master concept / Wilfred M. McClay
  • Rejoinder: the presence of the past / Andrew Delbanco.