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Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America

Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America (Paperback)

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In this study, T. Gregory Garvey illustrates how activists and reformers created a permanent culture of reform that enabled new voices to enter into public debate and to speak as equals in arguments over the nation's values. Competition among antebellum reformers in religion, women's rights, and anti-slavery adapted new forms of mass media to create a culture of public debate that continues to define popular reform movements.

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly modern history: c 1450-1500 to c 1700History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural historyHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the Americas Publisher: University of Georgia Press Publication Date: 15/06/2010 ISBN-13: 9780820335193  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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T. Gregory Garvey is an associate professor of English at the State University of New York at Brockport. He is editor of The Emerson Dilemma (Georgia).

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