Building on Baumgartner's work, Professor Austin Sarat of Amherst College argues that abolitionist rhetoric has so radically shifted that we are living in an era of what he calls "the new abolitionism
," an era in which moral, philosophical, and pragmatic opposition to the death penalty has been, he claims, displaced in importance by rhetoric that highlights problems in the processes of guilt determination and sentencing.
Cameron spends far too much time focusing on Calvinism and not nearly enough time talking about the radicalism of the Great Awakening and the ways in which it energized not just a general religious feeling across America but also how the notion of equal souls influenced abolitionism
Only after chapters on slave resistance and fugitive slave abolitionism
does Sinha turn to abolitionist politics and Civil War.
Unlike typical accounts of British abolitionism
, Revolutionary Emancipation does not depict a clear-cut dichotomy between humanitarian reformers and the planting interest.
From its founding in 1833 through the present, "Oberlin" has been shorthand for radical abolitionism
Crucial elements of abolitionism
are found in the spawning literature on restorative justice (McLaughlin et al.
Formally defined by Cain, abolitionism
was an ideological support for immediate emancipation "without compensation to slave owners for their lost "property" and without any expectation or requirement that freed blacks would be transported abroad.
Andrew Delbanco's brief volume The Abolitionist Imagination offers a civil discourse on the topic of abolitionism
as applied, not only to the anti-slavery movement of the nineteenth century, but also to his theory that such movements reflect a "recurrent American phenomenon" (3).
Fathers, Daughters, and Slaves works to expand the study of abolitionism
as a particular area of French political thought by accounting for the constraints placed upon women writers at the time and by foregrounding how those limits have continued to influence the reception and study of their work.
Among their perspectives are the global financial origins of 1789, the free-trade origins of the French Revolution, revolutionary regeneration and the first French empire, transatlantic trajectories of feminism and abolitionism
, Egypt in the French Revolution, and the Revolution in French Guiana.
Faulkner, a former editorial assistant at the Lucretia Mott Papers Project, focuses on three aspects of Mott's activism: her Quakerism, her abolitionism
, and her feminism.
To make her argument, Murphy traces the career of Daniel O'Connell and the rise of Irish nationalism as well as the development of abolitionism
in the United States.
They also rejected abolitionism
and defended slavery as a sinful institution needing to be tolerated occasionally for the sake of the common good.
In one of the final letters between the men, one from Finney to Tappan, memories of the antislavery struggle filled the page and stretched back to the early 1830s, a golden age of abolitionism
unmarred by sectarianism.
and Imperialism in Britain, Africa, and the Atlantic.