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by Bruce Laurie

Author: Bruce Laurie
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (July 25, 2005)
Pages: 366 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.7
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Beyond Garrison is a tremendous contribution to the history of abolitionism, anti-slavery, and antebellum politics. Bruce Laurie demonstrates persuasively the social significance and wide-ranging outlook of those who worked within the political system to oppose slavery.

Beyond Garrison is a tremendous contribution to the history of abolitionism, anti-slavery, and antebellum politics. Through his careful biographical studies and reconstruction of electoral coalitions and campaigns, Bruce Laurie casts light on significant numbers of important but neglected anti-slavery activists and leaders and the crusades they waged at the ballot box and state house. Eric Foner, Columbia University.

Beyond Garrison finds answers to these important questions in unfamiliar and surprising places

Beyond Garrison finds answers to these important questions in unfamiliar and surprising places. Its protagonists are not the noble supporters of American abolitionism grouped around William Lloyd Garrison, but, rather, ordinary men and women in country towns and villages, encouraged by African-American activists throughout the state. Bruce Laurie's approach focuses on the politics of such antislavery advocates and demonstrates their leanings toward third-party politics. Bruce Laurie is currently Professor of History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Laurie, a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst .

Laurie, a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, has previously written extensively about antebellum labor issues and is thus well qualified to look at the conjunction of such issues with antislavery reform. Their concern was more directed to an attack on slavery and the Slave Power and they found state reform trivial and distracting from their national priorities.

Beyond Garrison finds answers to these important questions in unfamiliar and surprising places.

Why was Massachusetts one of the few Northern states to grant African-American males the right to vote? Why did it pass personal liberty laws, which helped protect fugitive slaves from federal authorities in the two decades immediately preceding the Civil War? Beyond Garrison finds answers to these important questions in unfamiliar and surprising places.

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LaurieBruce, Beyond Garrison: Antislavery and Social Reform, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

The eleven books that Rabbi Reines published during his lifetime were only a tiny fraction of his writings that existed only in manuscript form. After his passing, Rabbi Reines's son published one more book of his, and prepared a large number of his manuscripts for publication. However, the publisher did not print the manuscripts as promised, and they remained hidden from public view and largely forgotten for decades.

Beyond Garrison, first published in 2005, finds answers to these important questions in unfamiliar and surprising places. Bruce Laurie was born in Linden, NJ, and received his P. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1971

Beyond Garrison, first published in 2005, finds answers to these important questions in unfamiliar and surprising places. Its protagonists are not the leading lights of American abolitionism grouped around William Lloyd Garrison, but lesser men and women in country towns and villages, encouraged by African-American activists throughout the state. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1971. He did post-doctoral work at the University of Pennsylvania, and has held teaching positions at Mount Holyoke College and the University of Warwick. Laurie's fresh approach trains the spotlight on the politics of such antislavery advocates.

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Why was Massachusetts one of the few Northern states to grant African-American males the right to vote? Why did it pass personal liberty laws, which helped protect fugitive slaves from federal authorities in the two decades immediately preceding the Civil War? Beyond Garrison finds answers to these important questions in unfamiliar and surprising places. Its protagonists are not the noble supporters of American abolitionism grouped around William Lloyd Garrison, but, rather, ordinary men and women in country towns and villages, encouraged by African-American activists throughout the state. Bruce Laurie's approach focuses on the politics of such antislavery advocates and demonstrates their leanings toward third-party politics. Bruce Laurie is currently Professor of History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is a member of the Organization of American Historians and the American Historical Association. His articles and reviews have appeared in numerous collections of essays and in Labor History, Journal of Social History and Journal of American History. He is co-editor, with Milton Cantor, of Class, Sex and the Woman Worker (Greenwood Press, 1979) and co-editor with Eric Arnesen and Julie Greene of Labor Histories: Class, Politics, and the Working-Class Experience (University of Illinois Press, 1998). He is also the author of Working People of Philadelphia, 1800-1850 (Temple University Press, 1980), and Artisans into Workers: Labor in Nineteenth Century America (Hill & Wang, 1989).