9780807838457

Moses Brown

Reluctant Reformer
Mack Thompson
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Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: OIEAHC
Cloth/Hardcover Publication Date: 12/2012
Pages: 334
Cloth ISBN: 9780807838457

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Moses Brown carried on a wide range of business activities, seeking profit as capital for humanitarian purposes. He became a reluctant participant and eventually a leader in many reform movements--crusades against slavery and war; efforts to provide education for the underprivileged, orphans, and Afro-Americans; and programs of urban redevelopment and public health.

Originally published in 1962.

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