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Last Updated: Oct 11, 2017
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Books on abolition in general
Walters, Ronald G.The Anti-slavery Appeal: American abolitionism after 1830.
Barnes, Gilbert Hobbs. The Antislavery Impulse, 1830-1844.
Stewart, James. Holy Warriors: the abolitionists and American slavery.
Jeffery, Julie. Abolitionists Remember: antislavery autobiography & the unfinished work of emancipation. 2008. (ebook)
Salemo, Beth. Sister Societies: women's antislavery organizations in antebellum America. 2005.
Books on Specific Abolitionists
Crosby, David. The complete antislavery writings of Anthony Benezet, 1754-1783: an annotated critical addition. (ebook).
Lerner, Gerda. The Grimke Sisters From South Carolina: pioneers for women's rights and abolition. 2004. (ebook)
Metexas, Eric. Amazing Grace: William Wiberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery. 2007.
Reynolds, David. John Brown, Abolitionist: the man who killed slavery, sparked the Civil War and seeded civil rights. 2005.
Thomas, John. The Liberator, William Lloyd Garrison: a biography. 1963
Stowe in Her Own Time: a biographical chronicle of her life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends and associates. 2009 (ebook)
Black Abolitionist Archive
"I will be heard!" Abolition in America.
The Friend of Man
The Slave's Friend
The North Star.
Other Primary Sources.
Friends of Freedom. The Liberty Bell. 1845
Friends of Freedom. The Liberty Bell. 1847
Friends of Freedom. The Liberty Bell.1849
Friends of Freedom. The Liberty Bell. 1851
Friends of Freedom. The Liberty Bell. 1856.
Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture.
Douglass, Frederick. My Bondage and My Freedom. 1855.
Yee, Shirley. Black Women Aboitionists: a study in activism, 1828-1860. 1992.
Hodges, Graham. David Ruggles: a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City. 2010. (ebook)
Painter, Nell. Sojourner Truth: a life, a symbol. 1996
Walker, David. Walker's Appeal, in Four Articles; Together with a Preamble, to the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America, Written in Boston, State of Massachusetts, September 28, 18
American Experience: The Abolitionists.
John Brown's Holy War.
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