Author Jackson, Maurice
Title Let This Voice Be Heard : Anthony Benezet, Father of Atlantic Abolitionism
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010
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Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1. A Life of Conscience -- 2. The Early Quaker Antislavery Movement -- 3. An Antislavery Intellect Develops -- 4. Visions of Africa -- 5. Building an Antislavery Consensus in North America -- 6. Transatlantic Beginnings and the British Antislavery Movement -- 7. Benezet and the Antislavery Movement in France -- 8. African Voices -- Epilogue: Anthony Benezet's Dream -- Chronology of Atlantic Abolitionism -- Notes -- Primary Sources -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- Acknowledgments -- Illustrations follow page
In the first intellectual biography of the man universally recognized in his own time as the founder of the Atlantic antislavery movement, Jackson demonstrates how Anthony Benezet mediated Enlightenment political and social thought, African travel narratives, and the ideas and experiences of ordinary people to create a new antislavery critique
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Jackson, Maurice Let This Voice Be Heard : Anthony Benezet, Father of Atlantic Abolitionism Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press,c2010 9780812221268
Subject Benezet, Anthony, -- 1713-1784.;Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography.;Quakers -- United States -- Biography.;Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 18th century
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