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Title Quakers and abolition / edited by Brycchan Carey and Geoffrey Plank.
Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2014]
Open Library Cover
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Description 264 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-243) and index.
Contents Introduction / Brycchan Carey and Geoffrey Plank -- Part I. Freedom within Quaker discipline: arguments among friends -- "Liberation is coming soon": the radical reformation of Joshua Evans (1731-1798) / Ellen M. Ross -- Why Quakers and slavery? Why not more Quakers? / J. William Frost -- George F. White and Hicksite opposition to the abolitionist movement / Thomas D. Hamm -- "Without the consumers of slave produce there would be no slaves": Quaker women, antislavery activism and free-labor cotton dress in the 1850s / Anna Vaughan Kett -- The spiritual journeys of an abolitionist: Amy Kirby Post, 1802-1889 / Nancy A. Hewitt -- Part II. The scarcity of African Americans in the meetinghouse: racial issues among the Quakers -- Quaker evangelization in early Barbados: forging a path toward the unknowable / Kristen Block -- Anthony Benezet: working the antislavery cause inside and outside of "the society" / Maurice Jackson -- Aim for a free state and settle among Quakers: African-American and Quaker parallel communities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey / Christopher Densmore -- The Quaker and the colonist: Moses Sheppard, Samuel Ford McGill, and transatlantic antislavery across the color line / Andrew Diemer -- Friend on the American frontier: Charles Pancoast's A Quaker forty-niner and the problem of slavery / James Emmett Ryan -- Part III. Did the rest of the world notice? The Quakers' reputation -- The slave trade, Quakers, and the early days of British abolition / James Walvin -- The Quaker antislavery commitment and how it revolutionized French antislavery through the Crèvecoeur-Brissot friendship, 1782-1789 / Marie-Jeanne Rossignol -- Thomas Clarkson's Quaker trilogy: abolitionist narrative as transformative history / Dee E. Andrews and Emma Jones Lapsansky-Werner -- The hidden story of Quakers and slavery / Gary B. Nash.
Subject Quaker abolitionists -- United States -- History.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History.
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends -- History.
Slavery and the church -- United States.
Quaker abolitionists -- History.
Antislavery movements -- History.
Genre or Form History.
Added Author Carey, Brycchan, 1967- editor.
Plank, Geoffrey Gilbert, 1960- editor.
New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2014. ZNS
ISBN 9780252038266 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252038266 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252096129 (ebook)