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Women's rights and transatlantic antislavery in the era of emancipation

Author: Kathryn Kish Sklar; James Brewer Stewart; Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on lectures from a conference in October 2002 at the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University--Introduction.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women's rights and transatlantic antislavery in the era of emancipation.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608205881
Online version:
Women's rights and transatlantic antislavery in the era of emancipation.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)627752987
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Kish Sklar; James Brewer Stewart; Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition.
ISBN: 0300115938 9780300115932
OCLC Number: 71312754
Notes: Based on lectures from a conference in Oct. 2002 at the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University.
Description: xxiv, 385 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Declaring equality : sisterhood and slavery / David Brion Davis --
Sisterhood, slavery, and sovereignty : transnational antislavery work and women's rights movements in the United States during the twentieth century / Judith Resnik --
How (and why) the analogy of marriage with slavery provided the springboard for women's rights demands in France, 1640-1848 / Karen Offen --
Frauenemancipation and beyond : the use of the concept of emancipation by early European feminists / Bonnie S. Anderson --
Women's mobilization in the era of slave emancipation : some Anglo-French comparisons / Seymour Drescher --
British abolition and feminism in transatlantic perspective / Clare Midgley --
Sarah Forten's anti-slavery networks / Julie Winch --
Incidents abroad : Harriet Jacobs and the transatlantic movement / Jean Fagan Yellin --
"Like hot lead to pour on the Americans ..." : Sarah Parker Remond--
from Salem, Mass., to the British Isles / Willi Coleman --
Literary transnationalism and diasporic history : Frances Watkins Harper's "Fancy sketches," 1859-60 / Carla L. Peterson --
"The throne of my heart" : religion, oratory, and transatlantic community in Angelina Grimké's launching of women's rights, 1828-1838 / Kathryn Kish Sklar --
Redemption of a heretic : Harriet Martineau and Anglo-American abolitionism / Deborah A. Logan --
"Seeking a larger liberty" : remapping first wave feminism / Nancy A. Hewitt --
Ernestine Rose's Jewish origins and the varieties of Euro-American emancipation in 1848 / Ellen Carol DuBois --
Writing for true womanhood : African-American women's writings and the antislavery struggle / Erica Armstrong Dunbar --
Enacting emancipation : African American women abolitionists at Oberlin College and the quest for empowerment, equality, and respectability / Carol Lasser --
At the boundaries of abolitionism, feminism, and black nationalism : the activism of Mary Ann Shadd Cary / Jane Rhodes.
Responsibility: edited by Kathryn Kish Sklar and James Brewer Stewart.
Local System Bib Number:
.b29155563

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Two epochal developments profoundly influenced the history of the Atlantic world between 1770 and 1870 - the rise of women's rights activism and the drive to eliminate chattel slavery.  Read more...
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"This collection is undoubtedly the best and most wide-ranging collection that addresses the broad themes in the relationship between antislavery and women's rights."-Susan Zaeske, University of Read more...

 
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