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Women Against Slavery: The British Campaigns, 1780 1870 Clare Midgley

Women Against Slavery: The British Campaigns, 1780 1870

Clare Midgley

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ISBN : 9780415066693
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281 pages
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Women Against Slavery uses neglected sources to build a vivid picture of the lives, words and actions of the women who were involved in the British abolitionist movement. It looks at the way womens participation influenced the organization,MoreWomen Against Slaveryuses neglected sources to build a vivid picture of the lives, words and actions of the women who were involved in the British abolitionist movement. It looks at the way womens participation influenced the organization, activities, policy and ideology of the campaign, and analyzes the impact of female activism on womens own attitudes regarding their social roles, and their participation in public life. Exploring the vital role played by gender in shaping the movement as a whole, this account makes an important contribution to the debate on gender and race.