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Romantic Reformers and the Antislavery Struggle in the Civil War Era.

By: Kytle, Ethan J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (316 p.).ISBN: 9781316078570.Subject(s): Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography | American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Antislavery movements in literature | HISTORY / United States / 19th Century | Romanticism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Romanticism -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Slavery in literature | Social reformers -- United States -- Biography | United States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century | United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Romantic Reformers and the Antislavery Struggle in the Civil War EraDDC classification: 326.8097309034 | 326/.8097309034 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Romantic America; The New Romantics of the 1850s; 1 The Transcendental Politics of Theodore Parker; The Transient and Permanent; Antislavery and the Higher Law; The (American) Idea of Freedom versus the Idea of Slavery; The Philosophical Party and Political Antislavery; The Boston Vigilance Committee and the Question of Violence; 2 Frederick Douglass, Perfectionist Self-Help, and a Constitution for the Ages
Antislavery Argument or Antislavery Exemplar?From Agent to Principal; A Constitution for the Ages; Making the Fugitive Slave Law Dead Letter; 3 Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Divided Heart of Uncle Tom's Cabin; Growing Up Calvinist in the Age of Byron; Moral Suasion, Recast; Tom and Eva as Sentimental Martyrs; George and Eliza as Resistant Rebels; 4 African Dreams, American Realities: Martin Robison Delany and the Emigration Question; By Any Effective Means; Colonization Fever; The Work of Our Own Hands; My Duty and Destiny Are in Africa; Founding a Corps D'Afrique
5 Thomas Wentworth Higginson's War on SlaveryStanding on the Shoulders of Giants; Words Are Nothing; The Sensation of Being Free Men; Disunion and John Brown's Raid; The Culmination of the Training of a Life; Corporal Robert Sutton and the Reconstruction of the American Body Politic; Swimming Alone; Conclusion; Epilogue; Index
Summary: Romantic Reformers is an intellectual history of the American antislavery movement in the 1850s and early 1860s.
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Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Romantic America; The New Romantics of the 1850s; 1 The Transcendental Politics of Theodore Parker; The Transient and Permanent; Antislavery and the Higher Law; The (American) Idea of Freedom versus the Idea of Slavery; The Philosophical Party and Political Antislavery; The Boston Vigilance Committee and the Question of Violence; 2 Frederick Douglass, Perfectionist Self-Help, and a Constitution for the Ages

Antislavery Argument or Antislavery Exemplar?From Agent to Principal; A Constitution for the Ages; Making the Fugitive Slave Law Dead Letter; 3 Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Divided Heart of Uncle Tom's Cabin; Growing Up Calvinist in the Age of Byron; Moral Suasion, Recast; Tom and Eva as Sentimental Martyrs; George and Eliza as Resistant Rebels; 4 African Dreams, American Realities: Martin Robison Delany and the Emigration Question; By Any Effective Means; Colonization Fever; The Work of Our Own Hands; My Duty and Destiny Are in Africa; Founding a Corps D'Afrique

5 Thomas Wentworth Higginson's War on SlaveryStanding on the Shoulders of Giants; Words Are Nothing; The Sensation of Being Free Men; Disunion and John Brown's Raid; The Culmination of the Training of a Life; Corporal Robert Sutton and the Reconstruction of the American Body Politic; Swimming Alone; Conclusion; Epilogue; Index

Romantic Reformers is an intellectual history of the American antislavery movement in the 1850s and early 1860s.

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