Fathers of Progress: Quakers, Masculinity, the American Revolution, and the Birth of Reform

Delivered at the annual Graduate Student History Conference at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada in September 2012 Little research has been done on the role of Quaker men as conscientious objectors during the American Revolution.[i] The few works that do exist on the subject do little more than lump them with British loyalists, despite … Continue reading Fathers of Progress: Quakers, Masculinity, the American Revolution, and the Birth of Reform

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