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Antislavery and Abolition in Philadelphia

NEWMAN, RICHARD AND JAMES MUELLER, EDS

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ISBN 10: 0807139912 / ISBN 13: 9780807139912
Published by Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 2011
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Title: Antislavery and Abolition in Philadelphia

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, LA

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hard Cover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition, First printing

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Antislavery and Abolition in Philadelphia considers the cultural, political, and religious contexts shaping the long struggle against racial injustice in one of early America's most important cities. Comprised of nine scholarly essays by a distinguished group of historians, the volume recounts the antislavery movement in Philadelphia from its marginalized status during the colonial era to its rise during the Civil War.

Philadelphia was the home to the Society of Friends, which offered the first public attack on slavery in the 1680s; the Pennsylvania Abolition Society, the western world's first antislavery group; and to generations of abolitionists who organized some of early America's most important civil rights groups.

These abolitionists -- black, white, religious, secular, male, female -- grappled with the meaning of black freedom earlier and more consistently than anyone else in early American culture. Cutting-edge academic views illustrate Philadelphia's antislavery movement, how it survived societal opposition, and how it remained vital to evolving notions of racial justice.

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Richard Newman is a professor of history at the Rochester Institute of Technology and author of Freedom's Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers and The Transformation of American Abolitionism: Fighting Slavery in the Early Republic.

James Mueller recently retired as the chief historian at the Independence Hall National Historic Park in Philadelphia.

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