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Author Delbanco, Andrew, 1952-

Title The abolitionist imagination / Andrew Delbanco ; with commentaries by John Stauffer ... [and others].

Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.


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 UniM Bail  973.7114 DELB    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 205 pages ; 20 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 -- The presence of the past / Andrew Delbanco.
Summary 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.
Other author Stauffer, John, 1965-
Sinha, Manisha.
Pinckney, Darryl, 1953-
McClay, Wilfred M.
Subject Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780674064447 (hbk.)
0674064445 (hbk.)