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Author Stewart, James Brewer.

Title Abolitionist politics and the coming of the Civil War / James Brewer Stewart.

Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2008.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiii, 236 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Language notes English.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography.
Political activists -- United States -- Biography.
Abolitionists -- Political activity -- United States -- History.
Radicalism -- United States -- History.
Equality -- United States -- History.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781613761663 (electronic bk.)
161376166X (electronic bk.)
9781558496347 (library cloth ; alk. paper)
1558496343 (library cloth ; alk. paper)
9781558496354 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1558496351 (pbk. ; alk. paper)