Moral Capital: Foundations of British Abolitionism
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, 2006 - History - 480 pages
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 (Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture)User Review - Matthew Linton - Goodreads
Examinations of the early abolitionist movement have been split by the question of agency and the role of white, predominantly devout Christian, abolitionists. Traditionally, as Christopher L. Brown ... Read full review
Review: Moral Capital: Foundations of British Abolitionism (Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture)User Review - Goodreads
A really thought-provoking argument into the cause of British abolitionism. Perhaps it's not all about what's right and what's wrong but how to gain political power. This book is well-argued ...
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