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  • Articles and Publications
  • Julie C. Swierczek

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Abolition, Manumission, Slavery

Carson, Marion L. "In Whose Interest?: Ante-Bellum Abolitionism, the Bible, and Contemporary Christian Ethics." Perichoresis 16, no. 1 (2018): 41-60.
Daniels, Jason. "Protest and Participation: Reconsidering the Quaker Slave Trade in Early Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia." Pennsylvania History 85, no. 2 (Spring 2018): 239-265.
Gerbner, Katharine. Christian Slavery: Conversion and Race in the Protestant Atlantic World. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018.
Holcomb, Julie. Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017.
Israel, Adrienne M. "Free Blacks, Quakers, and the Underground Railroad in Piedmont North Carolina." North Carolina Historical Review 95, no. 1 (January 2018): 1-28.
Kershner, Jon R. "Anthony Benezet's (1713–1784) Revolutionary Rhetoric: Slavery and Sentimentalism in Quaker Political Remonstrance." Quaker Religious Thought 130 (March 2018): 5-15.
Kershner, Jon R. John Woolman and the Government of Christ: A Colonial Quaker's Vision for the British Atlantic World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.
Lasser, Carol. "Conscience and Contradiction: The Moral Ambiguities of Antebellum Reformers Marcus and Rebecca Buffum Spring." Journal of the Early Republic 38, no. 1 (Spring, 2018): 1-36.
Makovi, Kinga Reka. "Structural Avenues for Mobilization—The Case of British Abolition." Ph.D. thesis, Columbia University, 2018.
Nash. Gary B., and Miles Albrook Stanley. "The Travail of Delaware Slave Families in the Early Republic." Slavery & Abolition. April 12, 2018.
Peyper, Audrey. "Bound for Slavery? A Quaker Humanitarian Critique of Waged Labour at Koloa Plantation, Hawaii, 1836." Labour History no. 113 (November 2017): 79-102.
Richardson, Sarah. "Abolitionist's Album Now a National Treasure." American History [End Page 73] 53, no. 2 (June 2018): 7. Richardson discusses the history of the 19th century photo album owned by U.S. Quaker abolitionist Emily Howland.
Ritchie, Daniel. "'The stone in the sling': Frederick Douglass and Belfast Abolitionism." American Nineteenth Century History 18, no. 3 (2017): 245-272.
Sassi, Jonathan D. "The Legacies of James McCarty: The Story of How Quakers Secured One Family's Emancipation and Its Ramifications for Revolutionary-Era Antislavery." Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 16, no. 2 (Spring 2018): 282-316.
Winchester, Jonathan. "Friends in the Meetinghouse and Masters in the Fields: Seventeenth Century Quakers in the Slave Society of Barbados." M.A. thesis, East Carolina University, 2016.
Wood, Bradford J., and Larry E. Tise. "The Conundrum of Unfree Labor." In New Voyages to Carolina: Reinterpreting North Carolina History, edited by Tise Larry E. and Crow Jeffrey J., 85-109. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

American Civil War

Whitacre, Paula Tarnapol. A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur's Struggle for Purpose. Lincoln: Potomac Books, 2017.
Wilson, Gregory P. The Adventures of Jonathan Roberts, the Union's Quaker Scout in Northern Virginia, 1861–1865. North Charleston, South Carolina: CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2017.


Chalmers, Hero. "'But Not Laughing: Horsemanship and the Idea of the Cavalier in the Writings of William Cavendish, First Duke of Newcastle." The Seventeenth Century 32, no. 4 (2017): 327-349. One of the populist works discussed is John Berkenhead's ballad "The Four-Legg'd Quaker," which is an example of the accusations of bestiality made by royalists in the 1640s and 1650s to satirise their opponents.
Hitchcock, David. "'He is the Vagabond that Hath No Habitation in the Lord': The Representation of Quakerism as Vagrancy in Interregnum England, c. 1650–1660." Cultural & Social History 15, no. 1 (February 2018): 21-37.
Reeve, Hannah. "Research Note: To What Extent Were Quakers Being Persecuted after 1670?" Quaker Studies 23, no. 1 (2018): 109-120
Tuccillo, Alessandro. "'La Liberte de Penser en Hommes' Quaccherismo, Tolleranza Religiosa e Virtú Politica Nell'histoire Des Deux Indes di Raynal." Studi Storici 57, no. 4 (October 2016): 753-772. In Italian. Focuses on the importance and circulation of Quaker myth in 18th-century European culture. [End Page 74]

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