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Martha Gurney and the Anti-Slave Trade Movement, 1788–94

Timothy Whelan

in Women, Dissent, and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199585489
eISBN:
9780191728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585489.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the work of Martha Gurney (1733–1816), a staunch Baptist and the leading woman bookseller and publisher in London in the last quarter of the eighteenth century, during the first ... More


“And There Shall Be No More Sea”: William Lloyd Garrison and the Transatlantic Abolitionist Movement

Richard J. M. Blackett

in William Lloyd Garrison at Two Hundred

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136586
eISBN:
9780300152401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136586.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

William Lloyd Garrison and George Thompson, the British abolitionist, played central roles in the fight to win freedom for slaves in the United States. For more than three decades, they struggled to ... More


White Slavery, Abolition, and Coalition: Languages of Race, Class, and Gender

David R. Roediger

in Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233416
eISBN:
9780520930803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233416.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the positions taken by African American abolitionists in response to the claims that slavery described the positions of antebellum workers and of white women. It argues that ... More


God, Garrison, and the Coming of the Civil War

James Brewer Stewart

in William Lloyd Garrison at Two Hundred

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136586
eISBN:
9780300152401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136586.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines William Lloyd Garrison's role in northern politics between 1831 and 1861 as Civil War erupted in America due to sectional division. It also assesses the impact of the entire ... More


The Abolitionist and Retentionist Debate

Zhigang Yu and Charlotte Hu

in The Death Penalty In China: Policy, Practice, and Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170079
eISBN:
9780231540810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170079.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews China’s domestic debate over abolition of the death penalty. Instead of trying to end the death penalty practice immediately, Chinese scholars seemingly reached a consensus that ... More


William Lloyd Garrison and Emancipatory Feminism in Nineteenth-Century America

Lois A. Brown

in William Lloyd Garrison at Two Hundred

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136586
eISBN:
9780300152401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136586.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

In its maiden issue on January 1, 1831, the antislavery newspaper Liberator carried a historic and bold proclamation by its editor, William Lloyd Garrison. Only twenty-six years-old at the time, ... More


Political Abolition and the Slave Power Argument, 1835–1840

Corey M. Brooks

in Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226307282
eISBN:
9780226307312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307312.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates how abolitionist arguments about Southerners’ disproportionate political power developed into a sophisticated analyses condemning the Whig and Democratic Parties as the ... More


Introduction

Corey M. Brooks

in Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226307282
eISBN:
9780226307312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307312.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This introduction establishes the book’s argument about the transformative influence of antislavery third-party politics, as practiced first by the abolitionist Liberty Party and then by the Free ... More


Facts Are Sometimes Stranger Than Fiction

J. Brent Morris

in Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618272
eISBN:
9781469618296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina9781469618272.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to give substance to the symbolic idea of “the Oberlin,” as British abolitionist and community booster Harriet Martineau referred to ... More


All the truly Wise or Truly Pious Have the Same End in View: Oberlin and Abolitionist Schism

J. Brent Morris

in Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618272
eISBN:
9781469618296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina9781469618272.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how the Oberlin community avoided the “schism” that emerged among abolitionists on the East Coast as their reform agendas diverged. The ideological heterogeneity that ... More


A Hotbed of Abolitionism

J. Brent Morris

in Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618272
eISBN:
9781469618296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina9781469618272.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the Oberlin community's development of an antislavery strategy. Oberlin was a place, unlike any other in America, where free discussion and legitimately open debate were ... More


“One of the Wildest Projects Ever”: Abolitionists and the Anticolonizationist Impulse, 1830–1840

Ousmane K. Power-Greene

in Against Wind and Tide: The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823178
eISBN:
9781479876693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823178.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the role of anticolonization ideology and activism within the abolitionist movement during the period 1830–1840. From the Mid-Atlantic to New England, African Americans aired ... More


Introduction

Beverly C. Tomek

in Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783481
eISBN:
9780814784433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783481.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book aims to clarify the distinctions between political antislavery and the social movement known as abolition. It shows ... More


Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Beverly C. Tomek

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783481
eISBN:
9780814784433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783481.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Pennsylvania contained the largest concentration of early America's abolitionist leaders and organizations, making it a necessary and illustrative stage from which to understand how national ... More


The Tyrant's Grapple by Our Vote, We'll Loosen from Our Brother's Throat: Oberlin, Free Soil, and the Fight for Equal Rights

J. Brent Morris

in Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618272
eISBN:
9781469618296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina9781469618272.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Oberlin abolitionists, despite their involvement in politics, remained true to the principal tenet of the original Liberty Party platform and even the 1833 “Declaration of ... More


We Must Watch and Improve This Tide: Oberlin Confronts the Slave Power, 1850–1858

J. Brent Morris

in Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618272
eISBN:
9781469618296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina9781469618272.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the decade of the 1850s, a period that was both rife with possibilities for abolitionist advancement and full of crushing setbacks to their cause at the hands of the Slave ... More


Cuban Costumbrista Portraits of Slaves in Sugarmills: Essays by Anselmo Suάrez y Romero

Rafael Ocasio

in Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo: From Plantations to the Slums

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041643
eISBN:
9780813043913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041643.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The first section, “Slavery in Cuban Costumbrismo,” traces the earliest developments of Costumbrismo in Cuba, when there was only timid incorporation of slavery issues as literary motif. Official ... More


Nonviolent Liberation(s)

Dustin Ells Howes

in Freedom Without Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199336999
eISBN:
9780190490119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336999.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Although invading armies have freed the slaves of their enemies, only one violent slave uprising has ever successfully resulted in freedom. The intractable nature of slavery throughout history ... More


Antebellum Legacies

Matthew Mason

in Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830499
eISBN:
9781469606101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876633_mason.13
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the continued expansion of slavery and the rise of an abolitionist movement in antebellum America. It looks at the emergence of state rights in the South in relation to the ... More


This Drama of Genuine Manhood and Courage: Oberlin and the Fight for Freedom

J. Brent Morris

in Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618272
eISBN:
9781469618296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina9781469618272.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the open and successful defiance of the Oberlinites towards federal authority and the Fugitive Slave Law, and their manipulation of the rescue episode into a triumphant ... More


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