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Abolitionism and American Reform

1st Edition

Edited by John R. McKivigan

Routledge

418 pages

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Hardback: 9780815331056
pub: 1999-12-01
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Several of this volume's essays trace the origins of the modern immediate abolitionist campaign to the ideological ferment of the Age of Enlightenment followed by the intellectual reorientation produced by Romanticism. New perspectives on the movement's origins enable modern scholars to rebut charges that abolitionist motivation was a product of status anxiety or of an even deeper form of psychological disorder

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History of the American Abolitionist Movement

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    HISTORY / General