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Title The Abolitionist sisterhood : women's political culture in Antebellum America / Jean Fagan Yellin and John C. Van Horne, editors
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 363 pages) : illustrations
Series Cornell paperbacks
Cornell paperbacks.
Contents On their own terms : a historiographical essay / by Nancy A. Hewitt -- Abolition's conservative sisters : the ladies' New York City anti-slavery societies, 1834-1840 / by Amy Swerdlow -- The Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society and the limits of gender politics / by Debra Gold Hansen -- Priorities and power : the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society / Jean R. Soderlund -- The world the agitators made : the counterculture of agitation in urban Philadelphia / by Emma Jones Lapsansky -- "You have talents--only cultivate them" : Philadelphia's Black Female literary societies and the abolitionist crusade / by Julie Winch -- Benevolence and antislavery activity among African American women in New York and Boston, 1820-1840 / Anne M. Boylan -- Difference, slavery and memory : Sojourner Truth in feminist abolitionism / by Nell Irvin Painter -- The female antislavery movement / by Carolyn Williams -- Let your names be enrolled" / by Deborah Bingham Van Brockhoven -- Graphic discord / by Phillip Lapsansky -- Abbey Kelley and the process of liberation / by Keith Melder -- "A good work among the people" / by Lee Chambers-Schiller -- By moral force alone : the antislavery women and nonresistance / by Margaret Hope Bacon -- Women who speak for an entire nation" / by Kathryn Kish Sklar
Notes "Published in cooperation with the Library Company of Philadelphia."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-340) and index
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Subject African American women -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century.
Women abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Form Electronic book
Author Van Horne, John C.
Yellin, Jean Fagan.
LC no. 93042427
ISBN 1501711423 (electronic bk.)
9781501711428 (electronic bk.)