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Published: 24 June 2011

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199585489

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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
  • The collection 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