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By Dan McKanan

Among 1820 and 1860, American social reformers invited everybody to spot God's picture within the sufferers of warfare, slavery, and habit. Identifying just like God strains the subject of identification--and its liberal Christian roots--through the literature of social reform, concentrating on sentimental novels, temperance stories, and slave narratives, and invitations modern activists to restore the "politics of identification."

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