Abolitionism - Digging Deeper
Would you like to learn more about this topic? Here are some suggestions for digging deeper:
David Brion Davis, Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Seymour Drescher, Abolition: A History of Slavery and Antislavery. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Paul Goodman, Of One Blood: Abolitionism and the Origins of Racial Equality. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.
Stanley Harrold, American Abolitionists. Harlow, England: Pearson Education, 2001.
Celebration of the abolition of slavery in Washington, D.C., April 19, 1866
© Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-33937
Wood carving of Anthony Benezet (Source: Historical poetical and pictorial American scenes / by J.W. Barber, 1850)
© Courtesy of the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.