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Delbanco, Andrew, 1952-
The abolitionist imagination / Andrew Delbanco ; with commentaries by John Stauffer ... [et al.]
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E449 .D45 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description xi, 205 p. ; 20 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-194) and index
Contents The abolitionist imagination / Andrew Delbanco -- Fighting the devil with his own fire / John Stauffer -- Did the abolitionists cause the Civil War? / Manisha Sinha -- The invisibility of black abolitionists / Darryl Pinckney -- Abolition as master concept / Wilfred M. McClay -- Rejoinder: the presence of the past / Andrew Delbanco
Summary Revisits the nineteenth century abolitionist movement as the embodiment of a driving force in American history, giving a better understanding of the balance between moral fervor and political responsibility
Series Alexis de Tocqueville lectures on American politics
Alternate Author Stauffer, John, 1965-
Sinha, Manisha
Pinckney, Darryl, 1953-
McClay, Wilfred M

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