Abolitionism and issues of race and gender / edited with introductions by John R. McKivigan

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Subjects: Antislavery movements--United states--History--19th century
African American abolitionists--History--19th century
African Americans--Civil rights--History--19th century
Women abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Women's rights--United States--History--19th century
Feminism--United States--History--19th century
Sex role--United States--History--19th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Garland, 1999
Series: History of the American abolitionist movement 4
American abolitionist movement 4
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xvi, 408 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Series Introduction
Volume Introduction
Frederick Douglass and the American Apocalypse / David W. Blight 1
The Professional Fugitive in the Abolition Movement / Larry Gara 22
Sojourner Truth in Life and Memory: Writing the Biography of an American Exotic / Nell Irvin Painter 31
National Negro Conventions of the Middle 1840s: Moral Suasion vs. Political Action / Howard H. Bell 45
Community Organization and Social Activism: Black Boston and the Antislavery Movement / Lois E. Horton 60
"The General Plan Was Freedom": A Negro Secret Order on the Underground Railroad / Katherine DuPre Lumpkin 79
Monarchial Liberty and Republican Slavery: West Indies Emancipation Celebrations in Upstate New York and Canada West / John R. McKivigan, Jason H. Silverman 95
The Negro in the Organization of Abolition / Charles H. Wesley 107
Abolitionists and Amalgamators: The New York City Race Riots of 1834 / Linda K. Kerber 120
Ends, Means, and Attitudes: Black-White Conflict in the Antislavery Movement / Jane H. Pease, William H. Pease 133
Race, Marriage, and Abolition in Massachusetts / Louis Ruchames 146
The American Fugitive Slave in Canada: Myths and Realities / Jason H. Silverman 171
"Am I Not a Woman and a Sister?": The Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women, 1837-1839 / Ira V. Brown 185
Elizabeth Chandler and the Spread of Antislavery Sentiment to Michigan / Merton L. Dillon 205
From Pacifism to Armed Struggle: L. M. Child's "The Kansas Emigrants" and Antislavery Ideology in the 1850s / Carolyn L. Karcher 219
Feminism, Freedom, and Community: Charlotte Forten and Women Activists in Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia / Emma Jones Lapsansky 237
"A Determination to Labor ...": Female Antislavery Activity in Rhode Island / Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven 255
"A True Manly Life": Abolitionism and the Masculine Ideal / Christopher Dixon 267
Garrisonian Abolitionists and the Rhetoric of Gender, 1850-1860 / Kristin Hoganson 292
"An Apple of Discord": The Women Question at the World's Anti-Slavery Convention of 1840 / Donald R. Kennon 330
Abolitionists, Woman Suffrage, and the Negro, 1865-1869 / James M. McPherson 354
Frederick Douglass and the Woman's Rights Movement / Benjamin Quarles 363
Bodily Bonds: The Intersecting Rhetorics of Feminism and Abolition / Karen Sanchez-Eppler 374
Acknowledgments 407
Additional Authors: McKivigan, John R., 1949-
Notes: LCCN: 99052641
ISBN: 0815331088 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
OCLC Number: 42680465
ISBN/ISSN: 0815331088