Slavery and the Democratic Conscience

Slavery and the Democratic Conscience

Political Life in Jeffersonian America

eBook - 2016
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Slavery and the Democratic Conscience explains how democratic subjects confronted and came to terms with slaveholder power in the early American Republic. Slavery was not an exception to the rise of American democracy, Padraig Riley argues, but was instead central to the formation of democratic institutions and ideals.
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc., 2016
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780812291704
9780812247497
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (328 pages)
Additional Contributors: ProQuest (Firm)

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