Abolitionism

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Abolition of Slavery Timeline: Connexipedia Article
Article
Timelines tracing abolition in specific countries, abolition of the trade in slaves and abolition throughout empires.
Abolitionism: Connexipedia Article
Article
A movement in Western Europe and the Americas to end the slave trade and emancipate slaves.
Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite
Levine, Bruce E.
Book
2011
Levine offers insights into the epidemic of political passivity in America and analyzes how major U.S. institutions have created helplessness and fatalism. He proposes ways of recovering dignity, ener...
Inhuman Bondage
Davis, David Brion
Book
2008
Looks at slavery in the American South, desribing black slaveholding planters, the rise of the Cotton Kingdom, the daily life of ordinary slaves, the highly destructive slave trade, the sexual exploit...
Instead of Prisons: A Handbook for Abolitionists
Knopp, Fay Honey; Boward, Barbara; Brach, Mary Jo; Christianson, Scott; Largen, Mary Ann; et. al.
Book
1976
A Meditation on the abolition of prision system - chapters include "Demythologizing our views of prison," "Diminishing/Dismantling the Prison System," "Decarcerate," and "Excarcerate."
Karl Marx and the War Against Slavery: Black History and the Class Struggle
Alexander, Don
Article
1990
Alexander discusses Marx and Engels's views on the Civil War, the role of the First International in the struggle to overthrow black chattel slavery, and why the Marxist program of international worki...
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume 5: War & Revolution
Draper, Hal; Haberkern, E.
Book
2005
The subject of this volume is Marx and Engels' views on the relation between war and revolution. Its thesis is that, over the course of decades, their views on this question changed -- evolved is a be...
The Liberator Files: Selections from The Liberator, William Lloyd Garrison's Abolitionist Newspaper
Website
The Liberator was a Boston-based Abolitionist newspaper, published by William Lloyd Garrison from 1831 to 1865.
The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights
Reynolds, David S.
Book
2005
A biography of John Brown.
Passionate Declarations: Essays on War and Justice
Zinn, Howard
Book
1990
Essays looking at American political ideology.
A People's History of the United States: 1492 - Present
Zinn, Howard
Book
1995
Zinn's history includes those most ignored by typical American textbook history, including Indians, blacks, women and workers.
Prison Abolition & Alternatives: Nine Perspectives for Prison Abolitionists
Article
A argument for the abolition of prisons and a discussion of alternatives.
The Slave Trade: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440 - 1870
Thomas, Hugh
Book
1997
A comprehensive history of the Atlantic slave trade in which approximiately eleven million black slaves were carried from Africa to the Americas to work on plantations, in mines, or as servants in hou...
SNCC: The New Abolitionists
Zinn, Howard
Book
1964
An account of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
An Unfinished Revolution: Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln
Blackburn, Robin
Book
2011
A study of Marx's analysis of the American Civil War as a conflict about slavery, not tarrfifs. Marx saw the north as a bourgeois republic, and the south as expansionist.
The War of Northern Aggression
Oakes, James
Article
2012
A leading Civil War historian challenges the new orthodoxy about how slavery ended in America.
What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America
Frank, Thomas
Book
2004
Explores the rise of conservative populism in the United States through the lens of Frank's native state of Kansas. According to his analysis, the political discourse of recent decades has dramaticall...
When the Prisoners Ran Walpole: A true story in the movement for prison abolition
Bissonette, Jamie
Book
2008
In the months before they took over running the Walople maximum-security facility in 1973, prisoners and outside advocates created programs that sent more prisoners home for good. This account reveals...
The Women Who Gave Us Christmas: Exposing America's Greatest Crime
Katz, William Loren
Article
2010
In 1834, African American and white men and women members of William Lloyd Garrison’s newly formed Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society saw Christmas as an opportunity to expose a hypocritical republic ...

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