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Frederick Douglass : a critical reader

Author: Bill E Lawson; Frank M Kirkland
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1999.
Series: Blackwell critical readers
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of writings on Frederick Douglass examines the explicit and implicit philosophical themes and arguments that resonate through his texts. Contributors to the volume include Angela  Read more...

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Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill E Lawson; Frank M Kirkland
ISBN: 0631205772 9780631205777 0631205780 9780631205784
OCLC Number: 924868444
Description: 408 s. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments. List of Contributors. Preface. Introduction. Part I: Racial Assimilation And Emigration: 1. Douglass against the Emigrationists: Bernard R. Boxill. 2. Douglass on Racial Assimilation and Racial Institutions: Howard McGary. 3. Douglass's Assimilationism: John P. Pittman. Part II: Natural Law And American's Founding Documents: 4. Natural Law in the Constitutional Thought of Frederick Douglass: David E. Schrader. 5. Whose Fourth of July? Frederick Douglass and 'Original Intent': Charles W. Mills. Part III: Enlightenment And Enslavement: 6. The Claims of Frederick Douglass Philosophically Considered: Roderick M. Stewart. 7. The Grammar of Civilization: Douglass and Crummell on Doing Things with Words: Stephen L. Thompson. Part IV: Moral Suasion And Rebellion: 8. Douglass as an Existentialist: Lewis R. Gordon. 9. Honor of Insurrection or A short Story about why John Brown (with David Walker's Spirit) was Right and Frederick Douglass (with Benjamin Banneker's Spirit) was Wrong: Leonard Harris. 10. Enslavement, Moral Suasion, and Struggles for Recognition: Frederick Douglass's Answer to the question - 'What is Enlightenment?': Frank M. Kirkland. Part V: Incarcerating And Lynching Black Bodies: 11. Douglass on the Myth of the Black Rapist: Tommy L. Lott. 12. From the Prison of Slavery to the Slavery of Prisons: Frederick Douglass and the Convict Release System: Angela Y. Davis. Part VI: Douglass (1818-95): One Hundred Years Later: 13. Frederick Douglass and Racial Progress: Does Race Matter at the Bottom of the Well?: Bill E. Lawson. Selected Bibliography. Index.
Series Title: Blackwell critical readers
Responsibility: edited by Bill E. Lawson and Frank M. Kirkland.

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