Angry Abolitionists and the Rhetoric of Slavery: Moral by Benjamin Lamb-Books

By Benjamin Lamb-Books

This e-book is an unique software of rhetoric and moral-emotions thought to the sociology of social activities. It promotes a brand new interdisciplinary imaginative and prescient of what social activities are, why they exist, and the way they reach achieving momentum through the years. Deepening the affective measurement of cultural sociology, this paintings attracts upon the social psychology of human emotion and interpersonal verbal exchange. particularly, the booklet revolves round the subject of anger as a special ethical emotion that may be made to play the most important motivational and generative services in protest. The chapters enhance a brand new idea of the emotional energy of protest rhetoric, together with how abolitionist performances of heterodoxic racial and gender prestige imaginaries contributed to the escalation of the ‘sectional clash’ over American slavery. 

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