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From Abolition to Rights for All: The Making of a Reform Community in the Nineteenth Century
The Civil War was not the end, as is often thought, of reformist activism among abolitionists. After emancipation was achieved, they broadened their struggle to pursue equal rights for women, state medicine, workers' rights, fair wages, immigrants' rights, care of the poor, and a right to decent housing and a healthy environment. Focusing on the work of a key group of acti ...more
Hardcover, 238 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by University of Pennsylvania Press
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