Item #008135 Lewis Tappan and the Evangelical War Against Slavery. Bertram Wyatt-Brown.

Lewis Tappan and the Evangelical War Against Slavery

Cleveland: Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1969. Hardcover. xxi, [3], 376 p., frontispiece portrait; 24 cm. Orange cloth with black spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Publisher's advertisement on back section of dust jacket. Lewis Tappan (1788-1873), American businessman, was a leader in the rise of the evangelical movement in the United States. He was also very active in the American Anti-Slavery Society and, in 1846, he created the American Missionary Association, which established education and religious inistitutions for Blacks, both before and after the Civil War. The author brings together all aspects of Tappan's life -- economic, religious, and abolitionist. Book is in Near Fine Condition: page edges slightly soiled; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good Condition: edges rubbed; spine is slightly faded; 2 closed 1-cm. tears from lower edge of back section; slightly soiled at tail of spine; otherwise, clean and bright. Near Fine / very good. Item #008135

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