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Author Mayer, Henry, 1941-2000.
Title All on fire : William Lloyd Garrison and the abolition of slavery / Henry Mayer.
Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, 2008.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  E449.G25 M39 2008    AVAILABLE


Call # E449.G25 M39 2008
Phys. Description xxi, 707 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Awake my soul 1805-1830. A praying people -- The art and mystery of printing -- A new race of editors -- My soul was on fire then -- In Baltimore Jail -- Stretch every nerve 1831-1835. A New England mechanic -- Scatter tracts like raindrops -- Ambassador of abolition -- The most eventful year in my history -- Brickbats in the cause of God -- And press with vigor on 1836-1844. A universal emancipation from sin -- The editor as Ishmaelite -- Schism -- Garrisonized to the backbone -- No union with slaveholders -- A heavenly race demands thy zeal 1844-1858. Revolutions never go backward -- Snap the cords of party -- The mathematics of justice -- Fugitive Slave Law : denounced, resisted, disobeyed -- If Kansas is free soil, then why not Carolina? -- And an immortal crown 1859-1879. John Brown has told us the time -- The covenant annulled -- Everything gravitates toward freedom -- My vocation has ended -- I miss Mr. Garrison.
Local Note J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice request
Subject Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879.
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780393332360 (pbk.)
0393332365 (pbk.)