Women, Dissent and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America

1790-1865
Author(s): 
Clapp, Elizabeth J.
Author(s): 
Jeffrey, Julie Roy
ISBN: 
9780199585489
Date published: 
April 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

This volume of eight essays examines the role that religious traditions, practices and beliefs played in women's involvement in the British and American campaigns to abolish slavery during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It focuses on women who belonged to the Puritan and dissenting traditions.