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Race and rights : fighting slavery and prejudice in the Old Northwest, 1830-1870 /
Dana Elizabeth Weiner.
imprint
DeKalb, IL : NIU Press, [2013], c2013
description
xiii, 327 p.
ISBN
0875804578 (cloth : alk. paper), 1609090721 (electronic), 9780875804576 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781609090722 (electronic)
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imprint
DeKalb, IL : NIU Press, [2013], c2013
isbn
0875804578 (cloth : alk. paper)
1609090721 (electronic)
9780875804576 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781609090722 (electronic)
contents note
Introduction -- Activist taproots : place, reform, and the quest for unity -- Scrubbing at the "bloody stain of oppression" : a human rights movement against unjust laws, 1830-1849 -- "Stand firm on the platform of truth" : freedom of assembly and local antislavery organizations in the Old Northwest -- "The palladium of our liberties" : freedom of the press in the Old Northwest, 1837-1848 -- "An odd place for navigation" : itinerant lecturers and freedom of speech, 1830-1849 -- Itinerant lecturers in a fracturing nation, 1850-1861 -- The potential for radical change : the turbulent 1850s, the Civil War, and resilient racism -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Old Northwest population statistics, 1800-1870.
catalogue key
8876368
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-316) and index.

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