Download e-book for kindle: Abolition and Antislavery: A Historical Encyclopedia of the by Peter Hinks,John McKivigan

By Peter Hinks,John McKivigan

The basically and concisely written entries during this reference paintings chronicle the crusade to finish human slavery within the usa, bringing to lifestyles the major occasions, top figures, and socioeconomic forces within the heritage of yankee antislavery, abolition, and emancipation.

• deals an accessibly written reference paintings comprising easy-to-find topic entries for readers unusual with this era in history

• contains basic sources—such as former slave Sojourner Truth's well-known speech, "Ar'n't I a Woman?" at a women's conference in Ohio in 1851—that advertise serious considering and interpretive examining abilities underscored within the universal center Standards

• offers extra studying feedback and a bibliography of assets to provide avenues for additional study

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