The Resource The Debate Over Slavery : Antislavery and Proslavery Liberalism in Antebellum America

The Debate Over Slavery : Antislavery and Proslavery Liberalism in Antebellum America

Label
The Debate Over Slavery : Antislavery and Proslavery Liberalism in Antebellum America
Title
The Debate Over Slavery
Title remainder
Antislavery and Proslavery Liberalism in Antebellum America
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Frederick Douglass and George Fitzhugh disagreed on virtually every major issue of the day. On slavery, women's rights, and the preservation of the Union their opinions were diametrically opposed. Where Douglass thundered against the evils of slavery, Fitzhugh counted its many alleged blessings in ways that would make modern readers cringe. What then could the leading abolitionist of the day and the most prominent southern proslavery intellectual possibly have in common? According to David F. Ericson, the answer is as surprising as it is simple; liberalism. In The Debate Over Slavery David F
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
306.3620973
Index
no index present
LC call number
E449 .E73 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The Debate Over Slavery : Antislavery and Proslavery Liberalism in Antebellum America
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ericson.081472213X.p; 978-0-8147-2212-1-text.pdf; Contents; Acknowledgments; Part I; 1 The Liberal Consensus Thesis and Slavery; 2 The Antislavery and Proslavery Arguments; Part II; 3 Child, Douglass, and Antislavery Liberalism; 4 Wendell Phillips: Liberty and Disunion; Part III; 5 Dew, Fitzhugh, and Proslavery Liberalism; 6 James H. Hammond: Slavery and Union; Part IV; 7 The "House Divided" and Civil-War Causation; Notes; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn784884442
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (253 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814722909
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8jvrmn
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32974620
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)784884442
  • pebcs0814722903

Library Locations

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