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William Lloyd Garrison at two hundred : history, legacy, and memory

Author: James Brewer Stewart; William Lloyd Garrison
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"William Lloyd Garrison (1805-79) was one of the most militant and uncompromising abolitionists in the United States. As the editor of the abolitionist paper The Liberator and cofounder of the American Anti-Slavery Society, Garrison spent most of his life arguing against slavery on strictly moral grounds. This engrossing-book presents six essays that reevaluate Garrison's legacy, his accomplishments, and his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: William Lloyd Garrison; William Lloyd Garrison; William Lloyd Garrison; William Lloyd Garrison; William Lloyd Garrison; William Lloyd Garrison
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Brewer Stewart; William Lloyd Garrison
ISBN: 9780300136586 0300136587
OCLC Number: 213599034
Description: xii, 139 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: William Lloyd Garrison at two hundred : his radicalism and his legacy for our time / David W. Blight --
"And There Shall Be No More Sea" : William Lloyd Garrison and the transatlantic abolitionist movement / Richard J.M. Blackett --
William Lloyd Garrison and emancipatory feminism in nineteenth-century America / Lois A. Brown --
Putting politics back in : rethinking the problem of political abolitionism / Bruce Laurie --
God, Garrison, and the coming of the Civil War / James Brewer Stewart --
Garrison at two hundred : the family, the legacy, and the question of Garrison's relevance in contemporary America / Lloyd Mckim Garrison.
Responsibility: edited by James Brewer Stewart.
Local System Bib Number:
.b34324264

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William Lloyd Garrison (1805-79) was one of the most militant and uncompromising abolitionists in the United States. This book presents six essays that reevaluate Garrison's legacy, his  Read more...
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