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Title Women's rights and transatlantic antislavery in the era of emancipation / edited by Kathryn Kish Sklar and James Brewer Stewart.

Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxiv, 385 pages) : illustrations, map
polychrome rdacc
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Notes Based on lectures from a conference in Oct. 2002 at the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Declaring equality : sisterhood and slavery / David Brion Davis -- Sisterhood, slavery, and sovereignty : transnational antislavery work and women's rights movements in the United States during the twentieth century / Judith Resnik -- How (and why) the analogy of marriage with slavery provided the springboard for women's rights demands in France, 1640-1848 / Karen Offen -- Frauenemancipation and beyond : the use of the concept of emancipation by early European feminists / Bonnie S. Anderson -- Women's mobilization in the era of slave emancipation : some Anglo-French comparisons / Seymour Drescher -- British abolition and feminism in transatlantic perspective / Clare Midgley -- Sarah Forten's anti-slavery networks / Julie Winch -- Incidents abroad : Harriet Jacobs and the transatlantic movement / Jean Fagan Yellin -- "Like hot lead to pour on the Americans ..." : Sarah Parker Remond-- from Salem, Mass., to the British Isles / Willi Coleman -- Literary transnationalism and diasporic history : Frances Watkins Harper's "Fancy sketches," 1859-60 / Carla L. Peterson -- "The throne of my heart" : religion, oratory, and transatlantic community in Angelina Grimké's launching of women's rights, 1828-1838 / Kathryn Kish Sklar -- Redemption of a heretic : Harriet Martineau and Anglo-American abolitionism / Deborah A. Logan -- "Seeking a larger liberty" : remapping first wave feminism / Nancy A. Hewitt -- Ernestine Rose's Jewish origins and the varieties of Euro-American emancipation in 1848 / Ellen Carol DuBois -- Writing for true womanhood : African-American women's writings and the antislavery struggle / Erica Armstrong Dunbar -- Enacting emancipation : African American women abolitionists at Oberlin College and the quest for empowerment, equality, and respectability / Carol Lasser -- At the boundaries of abolitionism, feminism, and black nationalism : the activism of Mary Ann Shadd Cary / Jane Rhodes.
Summary Approaching a wide range of transnational topics, the editors ask how conceptions of slavery & gendered society differed in the United States, France, Germany, & Britain.
Other author Sklar, Kathryn Kish.
Stewart, James Brewer.
Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition.
JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Women abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
African American women abolitionists -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Women abolitionists -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Women abolitionists -- Europe -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Antislavery movements -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Women's rights -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
United States -- Relations -- Europe -- Congresses.
Europe -- Relations -- United States -- Congresses.
Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
ISBN 9780300137866 (electronic bk.)
0300137869 (electronic bk.)
0300115938 paperback alkaline paper
9780300115932 paperback