Abolitionism and American reform / edited with introductions by John R. McKivigan

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Subjects: Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Social reformers--United States--History--19th century
United States--Race relations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Garland Pub., 1999
Series: History of the American abolitionist movement 1
American abolitionist movement 1
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xvi, 402 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Series Introduction
Volume Introduction
The Emergence of Immediatism in British and American Antislavery Thought / David Brion Davis 1
Reflections on Abolitionism and Ideological Hegemony / David Brion Davis 23
Slavery and Hard Times: Morality and Utility in American Antislavery Reform / Louis S. Gerteis 40
The Manual Labor Movement and the Origins of Abolitionism / Paul Goodman 57
The Experiential Basis of the Northern Antislavery Impulse / James L. Huston 91
Romantic Reform in America, 1815-1865 / John L. Thomas 124
The Abolitionists and Psychology / Martin B. Duberman 151
The Antislavery Movement in the Upper South Before 1840 / Gordon E. Finnie 161
The Antislavery Constituency in Jacksonian New York City / John B. Jentz 185
Sources of Abolitionist Income / Benjamin Quarles 207
"The Great Majority of Our Subscribers Are Farmers": The Michigan Abolitionist Constituency of the 1840s / John W. Quist 221
The Failure of the American Abolitionists / Merton L. Dillon 255
Organization of "The Seventy": To Arouse the North Against Slavery / John L. Myers 275
Confrontation and Abolition in the 1850s / Jane H. Pease, William H. Pease 293
Versions of Anarchism in the Antislavery Movement / Lewis Perry 308
The Aims and Impact of Garrisonian Abolitionism, 1840-1860 / James B. Stewart 323
Peaceful Hopes and Violent Experiences: The Evolution of Reforming and Radical Abolitionism, 1831-1837 / James Brewer Stewart 337
The Erotic South: Civilization and Sexuality in American Abolitionism / Ronald G. Walters 355
William Lloyd Garrison and Antislavery Unity: A Reappraisal / Bertram Wyatt-Brown 381
Acknowledgments 401
Additional Authors: McKivigan, John R., 1949-
Notes: LCCN: 99050015
ISBN: 0815331053 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
OCLC Number: 42643296
ISBN/ISSN: 0815331053