Prophets of Protest: Reconsidering the History of American Abolitionism

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The campaign to abolish slavery in the United States was the most powerful and effective social movement of the nineteenth century and has served as a recurring source of inspiration for every subsequent struggle against injustice. But the abolitionist story has traditionally focused on the evangelical impulses of white, male, middle-class reformers, obscuring the contributions of many African Americans, women, and others. Prophets of Protest , the first collection of writings on abolitionism in more than a generation, ...

Prophets of Protest: Reconsidering the History of American Abolitionism 2006, New Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781565848801

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