Frederick Douglass in Britain and Ireland, 1845-1895
This critical edition documents Frederick Douglass’s relationship with Britain through unexplored oratory and print culture. With an unprecedented and comprehensive 60,000-word introduction that places the speeches, letters, poetry and images printed here into context, the sources provide extraordinary insight into the myriad performative techniques Douglass used to win support for the causes of emancipation and human rights.
Hannah-Rose Murray; John R McKivigan
- Edinburgh University Press
- 448 pages
- United Kingdom
- Slavery & abolition of slavery