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    • The Slave's Cause

    • A History of Abolition
    • By: Manisha Sinha
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Received historical wisdom casts abolitionists as bourgeois, mostly white reformers burdened by racial paternalism and economic conservatism. Manisha Sinha overturns this image, broadening her scope beyond the antebellum period usually associated with abolitionism and recasting it as a radical social movement in which men and women, black and white, free and enslaved, found common ground in causes ranging from feminism and utopian socialism to anti-imperialism and efforts to defend the rights of labor.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Essential History--Not Engaging

    • By John P. Stierman on 10-18-17

    Regular price: $48.99