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Abolitionist politics and the coming of the Civil War /
James Brewer Stewart.
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Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2008.
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xiii, 236 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
1558496343 (library cloth : alk. paper), 1558496351 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9781558496347 (library cloth : alk. paper), 9781558496354 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2008.
isbn
1558496343 (library cloth : alk. paper)
1558496351 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558496347 (library cloth : alk. paper)
9781558496354 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
From moral suasion to political confrontation : American abolitionists and the problem of resistance, 1831-1861 -- Modernizing "difference" : the political meanings of color in the free states, 1776-1840 -- The Roberts case, the Easton family, and the dynamics of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts, 1776-1870 (co-authored with George R. Price) -- William Lloyd Garrison, Wendell Phillips, and the symmetry of autobiography : charisma and the character of abolitionist leadership -- Joshua Giddings, antislavery violence, and the politics of congressional honor -- The orator and the insurrectionist -- The New Haven Negro College and the dynamics of race in New England, 1776-1870 -- Reconsidering the abolitionists in an age of fundamentalist politics.
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6483942
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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