The Economization of Freedom: Abolitionists versus Merchants in the Culture War that Destroyed Pennsylvania Hall

@article{Tomek2017TheEO,
  title={The Economization of Freedom: Abolitionists versus Merchants in the Culture War that Destroyed Pennsylvania Hall},
  author={Beverly C. Tomek},
  journal={Canadian Review of American Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={47},
  pages={171 - 198}
}
  • B. Tomek
  • Published 21 March 2017
  • Political Science
  • Canadian Review of American Studies
Abstract:Throughout US history, white skin has held a non-pecuniary value, described by some as a "wage of whiteness" and, more recently, discussed as "white privilege." This idea, when placed alongside the sociological concept of "cultural capital," helps shed light on the importance of working-class whites to the material and ideological battle over slavery and its abolition. The 1838 anti-abolition attack that led to the destruction of Pennsylvania Hall in Philadelphia shows the importance… 
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