Lewis Tappan and the evangelical war against slavery /Bertram Wyatt-Brown.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-242347

Description

xxi, 376 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Abolitionists Biography.
Evangelicalism
Antislavery movements
Abolitionismus.
Biographie.

Originator

Wyatt-Brown, Bertram, 1932-

Contents

The legacy of Sarah Tappan -- Boston -- The world of Arthur Tappan : "silks, feathers and piety" -- Yankees versus Yorkers -- A pilgrim's progress -- National antislavery begins -- Oberlin and Boston -- The great postal campaign -- Jehovah's fire -- Antislavery schisms -- The Mendi Africans -- The Mercantile Agency -- England and Texas -- The frustrations of Christian politics -- The American Missionary Association -- Antislavery and the evangelical movement -- The violent decades.

Publication

Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press

Description

xxi, 376 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes

Originally published: Cleveland : Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1969.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-357) and index.

ISBN

0807122238 (alk. paper)
9780807122235 (alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks E449.T18 W9 1997

Other People and Orgs

Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873.

Places

United States
United States.
USA.

Edition

Louisiana pbk. ed.