Black Image in the White Mind The Debate on Afro-American Character and Destiny, 1817-1914

ISBN-10: 0819561886

ISBN-13: 9780819561886

Edition: Revised 

Authors: George M. Fredrickson

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List price: $28.95
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
Publication date: 3/1/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 367
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.166

Historian George M. Fredrickson was born in Bristol, Connecticut on July 16, 1934. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1956 and then studied in Norway on a Fulbright scholarship. After serving in the Navy for three years, he earned a doctorate from Harvard University in 1964. He taught at numerous universities including Harvard University, Northwestern University and Stanford University. He retired from teaching in 2002. During his career, he wrote eight books and edited four more. His book White Supremacy: A Comparative Study in American and South African History was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Some of his other works include The Inner Civil War: Northern Intellectuals and the Crises of the Union, Racism: A Short History and Big Enough to Be Inconsistent: Abraham Lincoln Confronts Slavery and Race. He died from heart failure on February 25, 2008.

Introduction to Wesleyan Edition
Prejudice and Reformism: The Colonization Idea and the Abolitionist Response, 1817-1840
Slavery and Race: The Southern Dilemma
Science, Polygenesis, and the Proslavery Argument, Chapter Four: Uncle Tom and the Anglo-Saxons: Romantic Racialism in the North
White Nationalism: "Fee Soil" and the Ideal of Racial Homogeneity
Race and Reconstruction
The New South and the New Paternalism, 1877-1890
The Vanishing Negro: Darwinism and the Conflict of the Races
The Negro as Beast: Southern Negrophobia at the Turn of the Century
Accomodationist Racism and the Progressive Mentality
Conclusion and Epilogue
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