The abolitionist imagination / Andrew Delbanco ; with commentaries by John Stauffer, Manisha Sinha, Darryl Pinckney, and Wilfred M. McClay.
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- ISBN: 9780674064447 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0674064445 (alk. paper)
- Physical Description: xi, 205 p. ; 20 cm.
- Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2012.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| The abolitionist imagination / Andrew Delbanco -- Fighting the devil with his own fire / John Stauffer -- Did the abolitionists cause the Civil War? / Manisha Sinha -- The invisibility of black abolitionists / Darryl Pinckney -- Abolition as master concept / Wilfred M. McClay -- Rejoinder: the presence of the past / Andrew Delbanco.
|Summary:|| Revisits the nineteenth century abolitionist movement as the embodiment of a driving force in American history, giving a better understanding of the balance between moral fervor and political responsibility.