The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition

The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition

by Manisha Sinha

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ISBN-13: 9780300227116
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 02/21/2017
Pages: 784
Sales rank: 332,270
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author


Manisha Sinha is Draper Chair in American History at the University of Connecticut, and is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, among several others.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

List of Abbreviations xiii

Introduction: The Radical Tradition of Abolition 1

Part I The First Wave

1 Prophets Without Honor 9

2 Revolutionary Antislavery in Black and White 34

3 The Long Northern Emancipation 65

4 The Anglo-American Abolition Movement 97

5 Black Abolitionists in the Slaveholding Republic 130

6 The Neglected Period of Antislavery 160

Part II The Second Wave

7 Interracial Immediatism 195

8 Abolition Emergent 228

8 The Woman Question 266

10 The Black Man's Burden 299

11 The Abolitionist International 339

12 Slave Resistance 381

13 Fugitive Slave Abolitionism 421

14 The Politics of Abolition 461

15 Revolutionary Abolitionism 500

16 Abolition War 543

Epilogue: The Abolitionist Origins of American Democracy 586

Notes 593

Illustration Credits 733

Index 737

Illustrations follow page 192

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