Robert H. Abzug

Biographer and Historian

Passionate Liberator: Theodore Dwight Weld and the Dilemma of Reform

An account of the life of one of the most important American abolitionists, one that seeks psychological as well as religious insight to the course of his career. It also explores the drama of Weld's courtship and marriage to the early American advocate of woman's rights, Angelina Grimké.

Selected Works

Religion, History, American Studies
Edition of James's classic text that preserves its major ideas and most compelling examples in a length and form accessible to a wider student and lay reading audience.
Annotated documents demonstrating the variety of American understandings of Holocaust as it happened.
"The freshest, most elegantly phrased and profoundest reinterpretation of the American reform tradition in the last fifty years...." Bertram Wyatt-Brown
"A riveting study of soldiers who liberated the major concentration camps in Germany." American Historical Review
History Biography
An account of the life of Theodore Dwight Weld (1803-1895), one of the most important of American abolitionists.

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