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Frederick Douglass

Activist (Feb-1817 — 20-Feb-1895)


Terry Baxter. Frederick Douglass's Curious Audiences: Ethos in the Age of the Consumable Subject. Routledge. 2004. 240pp.

David W. Blight. Frederick Douglass' Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee. Louisiana State University Press. 1989. 270pp.

Arna Bontemps. Free At Last: The Life of Frederick Douglass. New York: Dodd, Mead. 1971. 310pp.

David B. Chesebrough. Frederick Douglass: Oratory from Slavery. Greenwood Press. 1998. 200pp.

Charles Chesnutt. Frederick Douglass. Boston: Small, Maynard & Company. 1899. 141pp.

Reginald F. Davis. Frederick Douglass: A Precursor of Liberation Theology. Mercer University Press. 2005. 138pp.

Maria Diedrich. Love Across Color Lines: Ottilie Assing and Frederick Douglass. Hill and Wang. 2000.

Frederick Douglass. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, An American Slave, Written By Himself. Boston: Anti-Slavery Office. 1845. 125pp.

Frederick Douglass. Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. Hartford, CT: Park Publishing. 1881.

Philip S. Foner. Frederick Douglass: A Biography. New York: Citadel Press. 1964. 444pp.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Kwame Anthony Appiah (editors). Frederick Douglass: Critical Perspectives Past and Present. New York: Amistad. 1994.

James M. Gregory. Frederick Douglass, the Orator. Willey & Co.. 1893. 215pp.

Frederic May Holland. Frederick Douglass: The Colored Orator. New York: Funk & Wagnalls. 1891. 423pp. Revised edition in 1895.

Nathan Irvin Huggins. Slave and Citizen: The Life of Frederick Douglass. Longman. 1997.

Bill E. Lawson (editor). Frederick Douglass: A Critical Reader. Blackwell Publishers. 1998. 424pp.

Robert S. Levine. Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass and the Politics of Representative Identity. University of North Carolina Press. 1997. 314pp.

Waldo E. Martin. The Mind of Frederick Douglass. University of North Carolina Press. 1985.

William S. McFeely. Frederick Douglass. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. 1995. 465pp.

Wolfgang Mieder. No Struggle, No Progress: Frederick Douglass and His Proverbial Rhetoric for Civil Rights. Peter Lang. 2001.

Wilson Jeremiah Moses. Creative Conflict in African American Thought: Frederick Douglass, Alexander Crummell, Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 326pp.

James Oakes. The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics. New York: W. W. Norton. 2007. 328pp.

Dickson J. Preston. Young Frederick Douglass: The Maryland Years. Johns Hopkins University Press. 1985.

Benjamin Quarles. Frederick Douglass. Washington, DC: The Associated Publishers. 1948. 379pp.

Alan J. Rice; Martin Crawford (editors). Liberating Sojourn: Frederick Douglass and Transatlantic Reform. University of Georgia Press. 1999. 240pp.

William Rogers. We Are All Together Now: Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison and the Prophetic Tradition. Garland. 1995. 182pp.

Sharman Apt Russell. Frederick Douglass: Abolitionist Editor. Chelsea House Publishers. 2004.

Gregory Stephens. On Racial Frontiers: The New Culture of Frederick Douglass, Ralph Ellison, and Bob Marley. Cambridge University Press. 1999. 342pp.

Eric J. Sundquist (editor). Frederick Douglass: New Literary and Historical Essays. Cambridge University Press. 1993. 301pp.

Booker T. Washington. Frederick Douglass. Philadelphia: George W. Jacobsn & Co.. 1907. 365pp.

Carver Wendell Waters. Voice in the Slave Narrative of Oludah Equiano, Frederick Douglass, and Solomon Northrup. Edwin Mellen Press. 2002. 252pp.

Scott C. Williamson. Narrative Life: The Moral and Religious Thought of Frederick Douglass. Mercer University Press. 2002.

Jin-Ping Wu. Frederick Douglass and the Black Liberation Movement: The North Star of American Blacks. Taylor & Francis/Garland Science. 2000. 176pp.


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  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.304)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.436)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.288)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.210)

  11. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.224)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.288)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.198)

  14. 100 Greatest African Americans: A Biographical Encyclopedia (pp.106-10)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.154)

  16. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.244)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.70)

  18. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.129)

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