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Title A political companion to Frederick Douglass / edited by Neil Roberts
Published Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2018]
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Contents Introduction: political thought in the shadow of Douglass / Neil Roberts -- Slavery, freedom, agency. Masters, mistresses, slaves, and the antinomies of modernity / Paul Gilroy -- The fight with Covey / Bernard R. Boxill -- Frederick Douglass's master-slave dialectic / Margaret Kohn -- Lectures on liberation / Angela Y. Davis -- Douglass's declarations of independence and practices of politics / Robert Gooding-Williams -- Judgment, intersectionality, human nature. Douglass and political judgment: the post-Reconstruction years / Jack Turner -- Black masculinity achieves nothing without restorative care: an intersectional rearticulation of Frederick Douglass / Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro -- "The human heart is a seat of constant war": Frederick Douglass on human nature / Nicholas Buccola -- Seed-time and harvest-time: natural law and rational hopefulness in Frederick Douglass's life and times / Peter C. Myers -- The affect of God's law / Vincent Lloyd -- Law-breaker: Frederick Douglass and the rule of law / Anne Norton -- Rhetoric, citizenship, democracy. Frederick Douglass / Herbert J. Storing -- Staging dissensus: Frederick Douglass and "We the people" / Jason Frank -- "A blending of opposite qualities": Frederick Douglass and the demands of democratic citizenship / Nick Bromell
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 15, 2018)
Subject Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 -- Influence.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 -- Political and social views.
African American abolitionists -- Biography.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Roberts, Neil, 1976- editor
ISBN 0813175631 (electronic bk.)
081317564X (electronic bk.)
9780813175638 (electronic bk.)
9780813175645 (electronic bk.)