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The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery : Garrisonian Abolitionists and Transatlantic Reform

By: McDaniel, W. Caleb.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Antislavery, Abolition, and the Atlantic World: Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (361 p.).ISBN: 9780807150191.Subject(s): Abolitionists - United States | American Anti-Slavery Society | Antislavery movements -- Press coverage -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Antislavery movements - United States - History - 19th century | Democracy - Philosophy | Garrison, William Lloyd | Journalism -- Political spects -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Phillips, Wendell | Slavery - Political aspects - United States - History - 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery : Garrisonian Abolitionists and Transatlantic ReformDDC classification: 326.8092 | 973.7/114092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I: ORIGINS; 1. The Education of William Lloyd Garrison, 1818-1833; 2. The Troublous Ocean of Transatlantic Abolitionism, 1833-1840; 3. Conflict and Continuity in Transatlantic Abolitionism, 1840-1854; PART II: IDEAS; 4. The Problem of Public Opinion; 5. The Problem of Nationalism; 6. The Problem of Aristocracy; 7. The Problem of Influence; PART III: EVENTS; 8. Transatlantic Revolutions and Reversals, 1848-1854; 9. The Civil War and the Rupturing of Transatlantic Abolitionism, 1854-1863
10. Reconstruction and the Rupturing of Garrisonian Abolitionism, 1863-1865EPILOGUE; NOTES; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary: In The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery, W. Caleb McDaniel sets forth a new interpretation of the Garrisonian abolitionists, stressing their deep ties to reformers and liberal thinkers in Great Britain and Europe. The group of American reformers known as "Garrisonians" included, at various times, some of the most significant and familiar figures in the history of the antebellum struggle over slavery: Wendell Phillips, Frederick Douglass, and William Lloyd Garrison himself. Between 1830 and 1870, American abolitionists led by Garrison developed extensive networks of friendship, corres
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COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I: ORIGINS; 1. The Education of William Lloyd Garrison, 1818-1833; 2. The Troublous Ocean of Transatlantic Abolitionism, 1833-1840; 3. Conflict and Continuity in Transatlantic Abolitionism, 1840-1854; PART II: IDEAS; 4. The Problem of Public Opinion; 5. The Problem of Nationalism; 6. The Problem of Aristocracy; 7. The Problem of Influence; PART III: EVENTS; 8. Transatlantic Revolutions and Reversals, 1848-1854; 9. The Civil War and the Rupturing of Transatlantic Abolitionism, 1854-1863

10. Reconstruction and the Rupturing of Garrisonian Abolitionism, 1863-1865EPILOGUE; NOTES; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y

In The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery, W. Caleb McDaniel sets forth a new interpretation of the Garrisonian abolitionists, stressing their deep ties to reformers and liberal thinkers in Great Britain and Europe. The group of American reformers known as "Garrisonians" included, at various times, some of the most significant and familiar figures in the history of the antebellum struggle over slavery: Wendell Phillips, Frederick Douglass, and William Lloyd Garrison himself. Between 1830 and 1870, American abolitionists led by Garrison developed extensive networks of friendship, corres

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<p>W. Caleb McDaniel is assistant professor of history at Rice University.</p>

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