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|Named Person:||Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass|
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|Description:||x, 215 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||The facts and the philosophy : Frederick Douglass as political thinker --
"Every man is himself and belongs to himself" : slavery and self-ownership as the foundations of Douglass's liberalism --
From slavery to liberty and equality : Douglass's liberal democratic politics --
"Each for all and all for each" : Douglass's case for mutual responsibility --
"Friends of freedom" : reformers, self-made men, and the moral ecology of freedom --
"Man is neither wood nor stone" : top-down moral education in Douglass's liberalism --
Conclusion : Frederick Douglass in the American mind.
"Frederick Douglass was a slave, abolitionist, and activist whose most enduring contribution to American history may have been his liberal political theory. Douglass drew on his experiences as a