Holy Warriors: The Abolitionists and American Slavery
  • Holy Warriors: The Abolitionists and American Slavery
  • Holy Warriors: The Abolitionists and American Slavery

Holy Warriors: The Abolitionists and American Slavery

by James Brewer Stewart, Eric Foner
     
 

ISBN-10: 080901596X

ISBN-13: 9780809015962

Pub. Date: 01/15/1997

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux


Revised to include important new scholarship, James Brewer Stewart's eloquent survey of the abolitionist movement is also a superb analysis of how the antislavery movement reinforced and transformed the dominant features of pre-Civil War America. Revealing the wisdom and na veté of the crusaders' convictions and examining the social bases for their actions,…  See more details below

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Revised to include important new scholarship, James Brewer Stewart's eloquent survey of the abolitionist movement is also a superb analysis of how the antislavery movement reinforced and transformed the dominant features of pre-Civil War America. Revealing the wisdom and na veté of the crusaders' convictions and examining the social bases for their actions, Stewart demonstrates why, despite the ambiguity of its ultimate victory, abolition has left a profound imprint on our national memory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809015962
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
01/15/1997
Series:
American Century Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
372,336
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.57(d)

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