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Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823 / Edition 1
     

Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823 / Edition 1

by David Brion Davis
 

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ISBN-10: 0195126718

ISBN-13: 2900195126715

Pub. Date: 04/15/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Brion Davis displayed his mastery not only of a vast source of material, but also of the highly complex, frequently contradictory factors that influenced opinion on slavery. He has now followed this up with a study of equal quality....No one has written a book about the abolition of slavery that carries the conviction of Professor Davis's book.

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Brion Davis displayed his mastery not only of a vast source of material, but also of the highly complex, frequently contradictory factors that influenced opinion on slavery. He has now followed this up with a study of equal quality....No one has written a book about the abolition of slavery that carries the conviction of Professor Davis's book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900195126715
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/15/1999
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
576

Table of Contents

Preface to the New Edition
Preface
Notes on Terms
A Calendar of Events Associated with Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Emancipation, 1770-1823
1. What the Abolitionists Were Up Against
2. The Seats of Power, I
3. The Seats of Power, II
4. The Boundaries of Idealism
5. The Quaker Ethic and the Antislavery International
6. The Emancipation of America, I
7. The Emancipation of America, II
8. The Preservation of English Liberty, I
9. The Preservation of English Liberty, II
10. Antislavery and the Conflict of Laws
11. The Good Book
Epilogue: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the Phenomenology of Mind

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