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Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

J. Brent Morris
Format
Book
Published
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2014]
ISBN
9781469618272 (cloth : alk. paper), 1469618273 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781469618289 (ebook)
Contents
  • Introduction: facts are sometimes stranger than fiction
  • To save the godless West: revivalism, abolition, and the founding of Oberlin
  • The worthies of Oberlin: antislavery expansion in the late 1830s
  • A city upon a hill: utopian Oberlin
  • A hotbed of abolitionism
  • All the truly wise or truly pious have the same end in view: Oberlin and abolitionist schism
  • The tyrant's grapple by our vote, we'll loosen from our brother's throat: Oberlin, free soil, and the fight for equal rights
  • We must watch and improve this tide: Oberlin confronts the slave power, 1850-1858
  • That railroad center at which all branches converged: Oberlin and the underground railroad
  • This drama of genuine manhood and courage: Oberlin and the fight for freedom
  • Epilogue: be not conformed to this world.
Description
xiii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-322) and index.
Technical Details
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