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Women, dissent and anti-slavery in Britain and America, 1790-1865 / edited by Elizabeth J. Clapp and Julie Roy Jeffrey.

Other Title:
Women dissent & anti-slavery in Britain and America, 1790-1865
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 214 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Women abolitionists -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Women abolitionists -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Women abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Women abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Contents:
Complicating the story: religion and gender in historical writing on British and American anti-slavery / David Turley
Martha Gurney and the anti-slave trade movement, 1788-94 / Timothy Whelan
'We ought to obey God rather than man': women, anti-slavery, and nonconformist religious cultures / Alison Twells
The dissenting voice of Elizabeth Heyrick: an exploration of the links between gender, religious dissent, and anti-slavery radicalism / Clare Midgley
Immediatism, dissent, and gender: women and the sentimentalism of transatlantic anti-slavery appeals / Carol Lasser
Women abolitionists and the dissenting tradition / Julie Roy Jeffrey
'On the side of righteousness': women, the church, and abolition / Stacey Robertson
Writing against slavery: Harriet Beecher Stowe / Judie Newman.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-207) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
Contributor:
Clapp, Elizabeth J. (Elizabeth Jane), 1960-
Jeffrey, Julie Roy.
John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
ISBN:
9780199585489
0199585482
OCLC:
687684655
Publisher Number:
99943943906
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