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The Problem of Emancipation : The Caribbean Roots of the American Civil War

By: Rugemer, Edward Bartlett.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Antislavery, Abolition, and the Atlantic World: Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (361 p.).ISBN: 9780807134634.Subject(s): Antislavery movements --United States --History --19th century | Antislavery movements --West Indies --History --19th century | Slavery --Political aspects --United States --History --19th century | Slavery --Political aspects --West Indies --History --19th century | Slaves --Emancipation --United States | Slaves --Emancipation --West Indies | United States --History --Civil War, 1861-1865 --Causes | United States --Relations --West Indies | West Indies --Relations --United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Problem of Emancipation : The Caribbean Roots of the American Civil WarDDC classification: 973.7/114 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Maps; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1. The Lessons of Abolitionism; 1. Th e Nineteenth- Century Anglo- Atlantic World; 2. Abolitionists and Insurrections; 3. Conflicting Impressions; 4. The Rebellions of 1831; Part II. The Lessons of Abolition; 5. The Conversion of William Ellery Channing; 6. The Fears of Robert Monroe Harrison; 7. Rethinking Liberty; 8. British Abolition and the Coming of the Civil War; Epilogue: The Morant Bay Rebellion and Radical Reconstruction; Bibliography; Index
Summary: "A most persuasive work that repositions the American debates over emancipation where they clearly belong, in a broader Anglo-Atlantic context."-Reviews in HistoryWhile many historians look to internal conflict alone to explain the onset of the American Civil War, in The Problem of Emancipation, Edward Bartlett Rugemer places the origins of the war in a transatlantic context. Addressing a huge gap in the historiography of the antebellum United States, he explores the impact of Britain's abolition of slavery in 1834 on the coming of the war and reveals the strong influence of Britain's old Atla
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Contents; Maps; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1. The Lessons of Abolitionism; 1. Th e Nineteenth- Century Anglo- Atlantic World; 2. Abolitionists and Insurrections; 3. Conflicting Impressions; 4. The Rebellions of 1831; Part II. The Lessons of Abolition; 5. The Conversion of William Ellery Channing; 6. The Fears of Robert Monroe Harrison; 7. Rethinking Liberty; 8. British Abolition and the Coming of the Civil War; Epilogue: The Morant Bay Rebellion and Radical Reconstruction; Bibliography; Index

"A most persuasive work that repositions the American debates over emancipation where they clearly belong, in a broader Anglo-Atlantic context."-Reviews in HistoryWhile many historians look to internal conflict alone to explain the onset of the American Civil War, in The Problem of Emancipation, Edward Bartlett Rugemer places the origins of the war in a transatlantic context. Addressing a huge gap in the historiography of the antebellum United States, he explores the impact of Britain's abolition of slavery in 1834 on the coming of the war and reveals the strong influence of Britain's old Atla

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<p>Edward Bartlett Rugemer is an assistant professor of history and African American studies at Yale University.</p>

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