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Abolitionism and American Reform John McKivigan

Abolitionism and American Reform

John McKivigan

Published December 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780815331056
Hardcover
402 pages
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Several of this volumes essays trace the origins of the modern immediate abolitionist campaign to the ideological ferment of the Age of Enlightenment followed by the intellectual reorientation produced by Romanticism. New perspectives on theMoreSeveral of this volumes essays trace the origins of the modern immediate abolitionist campaign to the ideological ferment of the Age of Enlightenment followed by the intellectual reorientation produced by Romanticism. New perspectives on the movements origins enable modern scholars to rebut charges that abolitionist motivation was a product of status anxiety or of an even deeper form of psychological disorder