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The Resource Parker Pillsbury : radical abolitionist, male feminist, Stacey M. Robertson

Parker Pillsbury : radical abolitionist, male feminist, Stacey M. Robertson

Label
Parker Pillsbury : radical abolitionist, male feminist
Title
Parker Pillsbury
Title remainder
radical abolitionist, male feminist
Statement of responsibility
Stacey M. Robertson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Parker Pillsbury -- one of the most important and least examined antislavery activists of the nineteenth century -- was a man of intense contradictions. Was he a disruptive eccentric who lashed out at authority (proclaiming Lincoln the worst president in the nation's history) or a sensitive visionary committed to social justice?
  • In the first full-length biography of this remarkable American, Stacey, M. Robertson depicts a man who became a leading voice in the antebellum period. Crisscrossing the North for twenty-five years, Pillsbury denounced slavery to all who would listen. In his travels, he often endured the violent rage of mob opposition, but he also received the passionate support of fellow advocates. Robertson's vivid portrayal of this itinerant agitator revises standard views of the antislavery movement by highlighting the interplay between activists such as Pillsbury and the national leadership, which they often challenged. She also reveals how Pillsbury -- one of the nation's first male feminists -- struggled to reject the notion of male dominance in his political philosophy, public activism, and personal relationships
  • The biography of a man devoted to justice and equality, this book places his motivations and experiences in the context of nineteenth-century social reform, but never strays far from Pillsbury himself. His voice -- irascible and fiery, whimsical and, compassionate -- offers a vivid reminder that history is the story of individual lives
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robertson, Stacey M
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E449.P643
LC item number
R63 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pillsbury, Parker
  • Abolitionists
  • Antislavery movements
  • Radicals
  • Social reformers
  • Feminists
  • Antislavery movements
Label
Parker Pillsbury : radical abolitionist, male feminist, Stacey M. Robertson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-225) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
42296336
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 232 pages
Isbn
9780801436345
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
99046230
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits
Label
Parker Pillsbury : radical abolitionist, male feminist, Stacey M. Robertson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-225) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
42296336
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 232 pages
Isbn
9780801436345
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
99046230
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits

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