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The Fight for Interracial Marriage Rights in Antebellum Massachusetts

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$49.50 • £39.95 • €44.50

ISBN 9780674967625

Publication Date: 04/06/2015

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288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

11 halftones

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Amalgamation and the Massachusetts Ban on Interracial Marriage
  • 2. Interracial Marriage as an Equal Rights Measure
  • 3. Moral Reform and the Protection of Northern Motherhood
  • 4. Anti-Southern Politics and Interracial Marriage Rights
  • 5. Advancing Interracialism
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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