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Title British abolitionism and the question of moral progress in history / edited by Donald A. Yerxa.

Published Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  326.80941 BRIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 286 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [273]-276) and index.
Contents I British Abolitionism -- Slavery, Emancipation, and Progress / David Brion Davis Davis, David Brion 13 -- Suppressing the Slave Trade / Jeremy Black Black, Jeremy 27 -- Popular Evangelicalism and the Shaping of British Moral Sensibilities, 1770-1840 / David Hempton Hempton, David 58 -- Slavery, Antislavery, and Moral Progress: A Comparative Historical Perspective / Lamin Sanneh Sanneh, Lamin 81 -- Recent Historiography of British Abolitionism: Acadamic Scholarship, Popular History, and the Broader Reading Public / Eric Arnesen Arnesen, Eric 99 -- Lessons of History: Generalizations, Traditions, and Inspirations / C. Behan McCullagh McCullagh, C. Behan 120 -- II Moral Progress in Specific Historical Contexts -- Science, Religion, and Modernity: Early Modern Science and the Idea of Moral Progress / Peter Harrison Harrison, Peter 139 -- Is There Moral Progress in History? The Old Kantian Question Raised Yet Again / Allan Megill Megill, Allan 154 -- III Is Moral Progress Possible? -- A Long-Term Economic Perspective on Recent Human Progress / Gary M. Walton Walton, Gary M. 165 -- Reflections on Religion, Historical Progress, and Professional Historians / Bruce Kuklick Kuklick, Bruce 181 -- Revisiting the Idea of Progress in History: The Perspectives of Herbert Butterfield, Christopher Dawson, and Reinhold Niebuhr / Wilfred M. McClay McClay, Wilfred M. 194 -- IV Moral Progress in Specific Christian Traditions -- American Liberal Protestantism and the Concept of Progress, 1870-1930 / Jon H. Roberts Roberts, Jon H. 219 -- Theologically Conservative Christianity and Moral Progress: The Problem of Correlation / George M. Marsden Marsden, George M. 248 -- Afterword: Cultural Change-The Biggest Question for Historians / Fellipe Fernández-Armesto Fernández-Armesto, Fellipe 260.
Other author Yerxa, Donald A., 1950-
Subject Antislavery movements -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Great Britain.
Progress -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Moral conditions.
Ethics -- History.
ISBN 9781611170153 (hbk.)
161117015X (hbk.)