The Moment of Decision: Biographical Essays on American Character and Regional Identity


Focusing on nineteenth-century social reform, this volume considers the moment of decision for representative Americans, the moment that converted them to action, altered their identity, and in some instances altered the historical context in which the decision was made.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Bertram Wyatt-brown
  • Jane H. Pease
  • William H. Pease
  • John B. Weaver
  • Sylvan H. Kesilman
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1994