The political thought of Frederick Douglass : in pursuit of American liberty (Book, 2013) []
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The political thought of Frederick Douglass : in pursuit of American liberty

The political thought of Frederick Douglass : in pursuit of American liberty

Author: Nicholas Buccola
Publisher: New York : New York Univ. Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in paperbackView all editions and formats

Frederick Douglass, one of the most prominent figures in African-American and United States history, was born a slave, but escaped to the North and became a well-known anti-slavery activist, orator,  Read more...


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Named Person: Frederick Douglass
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Buccola
ISBN: 0814787118 9780814725405 0814725406 9780814725412 0814725414 9780814787113 9781479867493 1479867497
OCLC Number: 898046013
Awards: Commended for Oregon Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2013
Description: x, 215 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments 1 The Facts and the Philosophy Frederick Douglass as Political Thinker 2 "Every Man Is Himself and Belongs to Himself " Slavery and Self-Ownership as the Foundations of Douglass's Liberalism 3 From Slavery to Liberty and Equality Douglass's Liberal Democratic Politics 4 "Each for All and All for Each" Douglass's Case for Mutual Responsibility 5 "Friends of Freedom" Reformers, Self-Made Men, and the Moral Ecology of Freedom 6 "Man Is Neither Wood Nor Stone" Top-Down Moral Education in Douglass's Liberalism 7 Conclusion: Frederick Douglass in the American Mind Notes Bibliography Index About the Author
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Buccola offers a nuanced portrait that illuminates both Douglass and his place in American intellectual history. -- Damon W. Root,Reason Magazine Looking broadly and deeply into Douglass's Read more...

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