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Published: 31 October 2020

244 Pages | 12 color halftones including color photographs

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789622010

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The Ties that Bind

Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Reform, c. 1820-1866

J.R. Oldfield

Liverpool University Press

Liverpool Studies in International Slavery LUP

  • Exciting new perspectives on anti-slavery opinion building during the nineteenth century
  • Innovative use of sources to document the rise of anti-slavery songs and anti-slavery musical performers during the nineteenth century
  • First in-depth study of the use of paid anti-slavery lecturers (agents) to promote abolitionist ideas
  • Provides new insights into the notion of an anti-slavery usable past
  • Utilises the study of the historical anti-slavery movement to better understand why some (modern) social/protest movements succeed and why others fail