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Published: 27 November 2014

226 Pages


ISBN: 9780198725213

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Women, Dissent, and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790-1865

Edited by Elizabeth J. Clapp and Julie Roy Jeffrey

  • Eight clear, well-referenced essays from specialists with expertise in religious and women's history illuminate key connections between abolitionism and religious dissent and culture.
  • Clarifies the contributions of women from a variety of dissenting backgrounds to the anti-slavery cause and examines the reasons why they become involved in reform.
  • Clearly and accessibly written, all specialist terms and historical events fully explained.

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