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Pease, Jane H.

Works: 47 works in 128 publications in 1 language and 5,986 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Case studies  Cross-cultural studies  Records and correspondence  Maps  Geological maps  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works by Jane H Pease
The antislavery argument by William H Pease( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1985 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They who would be free : Blacks' search for freedom, 1830-1861 by Jane H Pease( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bound with them in chains; a biographical history of the antislavery movement by Jane H Pease( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Blurb: American abolitionists found little upon which to agree beyond the single goal of the emancipation of slaves. To underscore this diversity, Jane and William Pease have presented the biographies of ten reformers, demonstrating the diversity of goals, motives, life styles, and insights of the antislavery leaders. These dissimilarities were mirrored in the anti-slavery societies, so that little was done in chorus. Yet the abolition movement itself was powerful; at first a part of the general reforming impulse of that era, it came to overshadow all other reforms. Each of the ten reformers was involved with the antislavery societies directly or indirectly. Each perceived himself as bound with the slaves, not by physical chains, but by the fact of slavery. Each had been born into post revolutionary America when freedom was a general expectation. The bonds that held them were varied: for many the bonds were those of conscience; others were bound by economic interests, political conditions, or social status. For Henry Garnet, a fugitive slave, slavery was to be feared; for Samuel Cornish, a free black, slavery was a possibility. It was a moral problem for Quaker Benjamin Lundy and Unitarian minister Samuel Joseph May. Hiram Wilson saw in fighting it a route to personal salvation. To Clay of Kentucky or Giddings of Ohio, slavery meant the economic enthrallment of his native state. Maria Chapman found it similar to the restrictions and bonds imposed upon women. Jane and William Pease differ with those who would see the abolitionist movement as a unitary reform, fairly static in its means. They demonstrate that it was a remarkably complex movement whose participants defined slavery in many ways and who chose to act, argue, and work according to their individual perceptions
Black Utopia : Negro communal experiments in America by William H Pease( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1972 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladies, women & wenches : choice & constraint in antebellum Charleston & Boston by Jane H Pease( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The web of progress : private values and public styles in Boston and Charleston, 1828-1843 by William H Pease( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of women : the Carolina Petigrus in peace and war by Jane H Pease( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The often-stereotyped belles and matrons of the nineteenth-century South emerge as diverse personalities in this account of three generations of women from a South Carolina family whose fate rose and fell with the fortunes of the state. Through vivid, interwoven life stories, the book offers a unique perspective on how these women conducted their lives, shared personal triumphs and defeats, endured the deprivations and despair of civil war, and experienced social revolution."--Jacket
The fugitive slave law and Anthony Burns : a problem in law enforcement by Jane H Pease( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Louis Petigru : southern conservative, southern dissenter by William H Pease( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first modern biography of James Louis Petigru (1789-1863), the dean of the South Carolina bar in the antebellum period and a major figure in the state's political and social development. As William H. Pease and Jane H. Pease explain Petigru the lawyer, the political persona, the private individual, and the family patriarch, they also illuminate the particulars of law practice in a nineteenth-century southern city and the processes of lawyering in the lower and appellate courts of both state and nation."--BOOK JACKET. "The theme to which the authors continually return is the ambiguity that characterized Petigru's life, for he embodied principles to which the North or the South, but rarely both regions, laid claim. Though loyal to his native South, Petigru was often critical of its politics and ambivalent about economics. Nonetheless, southerners prized his sense of honor, his idealism and personal independence, and his gracious dignity and patrician bearing. In the North, Petigru was venerated for his loyalty to Union, Constitution, and country."--BOOK JACKET. "This biography is replete with details about such aspects of Petigru's personal life as his rural upcountry childhood, his education, his marriage and friendships, and his financial travails stemming from disastrous land-speculation ventures. At the heart of the book, however, is the story of Petigru's political and legal career, which included service as South Carolina's attorney general and two terms as a state representative, and culminated in his codification of South Carolina law. Placing Petigru's frequent dissent from the political status quo in the context of South Carolina's radical sectionalism, the authors discuss such topics as Petigru's defense of Unionist interests during the nullification crisis and his work on the behalf of Northern clients against Confederate sequestration laws during the Civil War."--BOOK JACKET. "To this day, both conservative and liberal elements of southern politics claim Petigru as one of their own. Although Petigru represented wealthy heirs in probate cases as well as merchants and corporations in matters of debt or commercial law, he is also remembered as an advocate for the disadvantaged - among them, imprisoned paupers, free blacks facing reenslavement, and abused or defrauded women. Informing all aspects of his professional life were the premises that protection of property was fundamental to individual liberty and that the U.S. Constitution and the common law tradition provided the best assurance of justice"--BOOK JACKET
The Roman years of a South Carolina artist : Caroline Carson's letters home, 1872-1892 by Caroline Carson( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With painterly eye and incisive pen, Carson vividly portrays both the life she observed and the life she led in Rome. Her letters reverberate with street scenes, riots and demonstrations, secular celebrations of a newly united Italy and traditional religious pageantry, an intense friendship with a Roman duke, and the scandalous lives of her fellow Americans. Interspersed are snatches of conversations with artists, writers, and famous visitors to the Eternal City, many of whom she lured to her weekly salon
Political Power in Boston, Massachusetts and Charleston, South Carolina, 1828-1843 by Jane H Pease( )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study examined public records from two major port cities on the east coast of the United States in order to understand how urban centers functioned in antebellum America. The history, culture, and inhabitants of both cities were examined to compare the mechanisms of urban decision-making as they related to national economic and political circumstances. Demographic information was collected on a broad spectrum of individuals from both cities to gather as complete a picture as possible of those who wielded influence or power in the decisions undertaken in Boston and Charleston in response to the economic conditions of the period from 1828 to 1843. Variables in the dataset include the names of individuals, their gender, marital status, occupation, residence, location of business, birth and death dates, place of birth and nationality, political affiliation, church membership, fire and militia company association, professional, religious and/or philanthropic interests, business and corporate affiliations, property holdings, educational experiences, and political offices served ... Cf.:
Oil and gas fields of California by G. B Richardson( )

3 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The freshness of fanaticism: Abby Kelley Foster: an essay in reform by Jane H Pease( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oil and gas fields of the state of Wyoming by W. G Pierce( )

2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy : a global conversation( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance novels, romantic novelist : Francis Marion Crawford by Jane H Pease( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two years a slave and forty years a freeman by Austin Steward( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born a slave in Virginia in 1793, Austin Steward escaped bondage, but his road to freedom did not involve the underground railroad or the use of disguises. Nor did he have to escape from slave catchers and bloodhounds. His story is important because of how he achieved his freedom and what he did with his later life. Transported in his youth to upper New York State by a master who fled business and gambling debts in the South, Steward won his freedom in 1815 because of New York's emancipation laws. Then, with the help of sympathetic white friends in Rochester during the 1820s, he became a prosperous merchant. In this revealing autobiography, Steward speaks briefly of his years in slavery: the long hours of drudgery, and the beatings his family endured. After his emancipation, his early concerns in the North were with is own security in a society unfriendly to African-Americans. When he achieved that security, he sacrificed it to aid fugitive slaves and supported a small Canadian community of Americans who had fled there to escape bondage. A poignant study of one man's attempt to overcome prejudice and to prepare other African-Americans for entrance into a predominantly white society, this book - essential reading for students of American and African-American history - also served as a petition for reform. It is invaluable for its descriptions of achievements among free blacks in pre-Civil war society."--Back cover
Uncle Tom and Clayton : Fact, Fiction, and Mystery by William H Pease( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new view of Nashoba by William H Pease( )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Processional & reflective music for weddings by OffStage Brass( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Bound with them in chains; a biographical history of the antislavery movement
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Hanna, Jane 1929-

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Ladies, women & wenches : choice & constraint in antebellum Charleston & BostonA family of women : the Carolina Petigrus in peace and warJames Louis Petigru : southern conservative, southern dissenterThe Roman years of a South Carolina artist : Caroline Carson's letters home, 1872-1892