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Author Halbersleben, Karen I.

Title Women's participation in the British antislavery movement, 1824-1865 / Karen I. Halbersleben
Published Lewiston : E. Mellen Press, [1993]


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Description 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: "A Feather in the Scale of Humanity" -- Ch. 1. The World's Anti-Slavery Convention: "Let Them Drink Tea" -- Ch. 2. Appeals to Women on Behalf of the Slave: The Special Attraction -- Ch. 3. The Earliest Models: Conservative and Independent Involvement in Birmingham and Sheffield -- Ch. 4. Building on Precedent: "Looking at the Subject for Themselves" -- Ch. 5. The Scottish Example: Principle, Practice, and Schism -- Ch. 6. The Network of Activity and the Contributions of Individual Women -- Conclusion: "She Hath Done What She Could"
Analysis Slavery Protest movements History
Great Britain
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [211]-242) and index
Subject Antislavery movements -- Great Britain.
Feminism -- Great Britain -- History.
Women abolitionists -- Great Britain.
LC no. 93010512
ISBN 0773492941