Fighting for the Higher Law

Fighting for the Higher Law

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In Fighting for the Higher Law, Peter Wirzbicki explores how important black abolitionists joined famous Transcendentalists to create a political philosophy that fired the radical struggle against American slavery.

In the cauldron of the antislavery movement, antislavery activists, such as William C. Nell, Thomas Sidney, and Charlotte Forten, and Transcendentalist intellectuals, including Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, developed a "Higher Law" ethos,… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (March 19, 2021)

Collection: America in the Nineteenth Century

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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