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Reform in the land of Serf and Slave, 1825-1861

  title={Reform in the land of Serf and Slave, 1825-1861},
  author={Robert P. Murray},
This thesis argues that the significance of pre-Civil War southern opposition to slavery has been largely marginalized and mischaracterized by previous historiography. By contextualizing southern antislavery activism as but a single wing within a broader reformist movement, historians can move beyond simplistic interpretations of these antislavery advocates as foolhardy and tangential ―losers.‖ While opposition to slavery constituted a key goal for these reformers, it was not their only… 
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