Moral Capital: Foundations of British Abolitionism

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Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, 2006 - History - 480 pages
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Revisiting the origins of the British antislavery movement of the late eighteenth century, Christopher Leslie Brown challenges prevailing scholarly arguments that locate the roots of abolitionism in economic determinism or bourgeois humanitarianism. Brown

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Review: Moral Capital: Foundations of British Abolitionism

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This work is a consideration of the roots of British abolitionism, as opposed to a history of the whole antislavery movement. One important point that the author draws out is that the religious ... Read full review

Review: Moral Capital: Foundations of British Abolitionism

User Review  - Reformed Covenanter - Goodreads

This work is a consideration of the roots of British abolitionism, as opposed to a history of the whole antislavery movement. One important point that the author draws out is that the religious ... Read full review

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Christopher Leslie Brown is associate professor of history at Rutgers University and coeditor of Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age.

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