emancipationist


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Synonyms for emancipationist

a reformer who favors abolishing slavery

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One group of abolitionists who were also emancipationists comprised the followers of the seer Emanuel Swedenborg.
Here I want to argue that the histories of the UDI and the CIF should not be dismissed as emancipationist and that the use of 1968 as a dividing point in the Italian women's movement is not useful in understanding its complexities.
Whether they do or not may depend upon an issue as seemingly innocuous as whether she is wearing a dress or a pants suit--or in the case of Zimbabwe, whether the speaker bases her or his claims upon Emancipationist or Traditionalist interpretations.
ATHE wearing of trousers by women, mainly as a cycling outfit, became a reality when Mrs King, an ardent emancipationist and secretary of the Rational Dress Society, launched a campaign for the liberation of women from what she saw as the prison of fashion.
29) This symbolic importance reflected a variety of things, none of which can be examined here, but all of which were important: the primacy of beauty and seduction, the importance of display, the nineteenth-century separations of the masculine and feminine and the public and the private, the pre-eminence of women in consumerism, the growing significance of the theatre and emerging emancipationist ideas.
The UDI developed as a result of the emancipationist movement and the active involvement of women in the anti-fascist struggle following World War Two.
Like Wilberforce's Emancipationist spies, who dogged plantation proprietors and their patrons at public meetings with detailed information about their activities, the Brontes presented the region around Cowan Bridge as a main centre for the Parliamentary and rural patronage of the northern slave trade.
In fact, Jefferson was denounced for his emancipationist views.
The "deeply enslaved Indian woman" became a persistent image in emancipationist pamphlet literature and feminist periodicals.
From 1804 to 1808, the French General Louis Ferrand presided over a slaveholding regime in Santo Domingo (modern Dominican Republic) that bordered the new emancipationist nation of Haiti.
The process of reconciliation and abandonment of the "emancipationist" legacy of the war in the state foreshadowed the 1880s and 1890s nationally, most likely because many Border South unionists never considered the emancipationist legacy a legitimate or desirable outcome of the war.
The book explores how his ethical beliefs defined and energized black emancipationist strategies to unionize black workers and to end the segregation and discrimination that afflicted the general African American population.
More recently, he had joined a gradual emancipationist group in St.
When he finally sided with "the emancipationist cause" in 1847, he did so on religious grounds that were controversial to both Christians and Jews (pp.
To an even greater extent, the Polish socialist movement rejected the separation of the "woman question" from other emancipationist strivings in society.