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The Heroine of a Hundred Battles

Bonnie S. Anderson

in The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199756247
eISBN:
9780190626402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756247.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 8 follows Ernestine Rose’s life in Europe and England from 1869 until William’s death in 1882. Travel on the Continent restored her health and she began an active career in the English ... More


The Men of the Fifties

Natalie J. Ring and Sarah E. Gardner (eds)

in The Lost Lectures of C. Vann Woodward

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190863951
eISBN:
9780197537169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863951.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This lecture looks at a second generation of exiles that left the South in the 1850s. Unlike the dissenters of the 1830s, who were influenced by the evangelical impulses of the Second Great ... More


Precarious Evidence: Sojourner Truth and the Matthias Scandal

Jeannine Marie DeLombard

in Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830864
eISBN:
9781469605791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887738_delombard.6
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Unitarian minister and abolitionist Moncure Daniel Conway's anecdote of the 4 July 1854 Framingham Grove gathering captures the testimonial posture that authorized the morally upright slave witness, ... More


“The Silver Tongued Orator of the West”

Nikki M. Taylor

in America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813140773
eISBN:
9780813141428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140773.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Clark’s abolitionist career from 1853 to the end of the Civil War. The chapter’s premise is that the black conventions raised Clark’s consciousness, provided a forum for him to ... More


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