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Slavery in the United States. Antislavery movements

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  • "Fire From the Midst of You"by Louis A Jr. Decaro

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 22.95

    This biography offers fresh insight into the life and actions of this renowned figure in American history. more...

  • Abolition’s Public Sphereby Robert Fanuzzi

    University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 75.00

    Robert Fanuzzi illustrates how the dissemination of abolitionist tracts served to create an ?imaginary public? that promoted and provoked the discussion of slavery. He critically examines the writings of William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Henry David Thoreau, and Sarah and Angelina Grimke, and their massive abolition publicity campaign geared... more...

  • Abolitionist Geographiesby Martha Schoolman

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 75.00

    Traditional narratives of the period leading up to the Civil War are invariably framed in geographical terms. The sectional descriptors of the North, South, and West, like the wartime categories of Union, Confederacy, and border states, mean little without reference to a map of the United States. In Abolitionist Geographies , Martha Schoolman contends... more...

  • Abolitionist Movement, Theby Claudine Ferrell

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 52.00

    This concise reference source on the struggle to end slavery in America includes illustrations, biographies, primary documents, and an annotated bibliography. more...

  • The Afterlife of John Brownby Eldrid Herrington; Andrew Taylor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 93.00

    An examination of the influence - however contested - of John Brown of the Harper's Ferry Rebellion on the national narrative of the United States more...

  • Albert Taylor Bledsoeby Terry A. Barnhart

    LSU Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    Albert Taylor Bledsoe (1809 -1877), a principle architect of the South?s ?Lost Cause? mythology, remains one of the Civil War generation?s leading and most controversial intellectuals. In "Albert Taylor Bledsoe: Defender of the Old South and Architect of the Lost Cause" Terry A. Barnhart sheds new light on this provocative figure, his diverse interests,... more...

  • American Abolitionistsby Stanley Harrold

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.99

    This book, the latest in the Seminar Studies in History series, examines the movement to abolish slavery in the US, from the origins of the movement in the eighteenth century through to the Civil War and the abolition of slavery in 1865. Books in this Seminar Studies in History series bridge the gap between textbook and specialist survey and consists... more...

  • American Slaveryby Heather Andrea Williams

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    Europeans, Africans, and American Indians practiced slavery long before the first purchase of a captive African by a white land-owner in the American colonies; that, however, is the image of slavery most prevalent in the minds of Americans today. This Very Short Introduction begins with the Portuguese capture of Africans in the 1400s and traces the... more...

  • And the War Cameby Donald Meyers

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95

    In a lively narrative spiced with eye-witness accounts and letters from townsfolk and soldiers, North and South, and personal comments from slaves, an American drama unfolds. The debate over slavery in America began as early as the Jamestown Settlement, w more...

  • Antislavery Discourse and Nineteenth-Century American Literatureby Julie Husband

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This book examines the relationship between antislavery texts and emerging representations of 'free labor' in mid-nineteenth-century America. more...