The Black image in the white mind : the debate on Afro-American character and destiny, 1817-1914

Fredrickson, George M., 1934-2008 author

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  • Creator George M. Fredrickson
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Harper & Row, ©1971.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (xiii, 343 pages)
  • ISBNs 006011343X, 9780060113438, 0061316881, 9780061316883
  • OCLC ocm70781318


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
  • Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.


  • Prejudice and reformism: the colonization idea and the Abolitionist response, 1817-1840 -- Slavery and race: the Southern dilemma -- Science, polygenesis, and the proslavery argument -- Uncle Tom and the Anglo-Saxons: romantic racialism in the north -- White Nationalism: "free 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 -- Accommodationist racism and the progressive mentality -- Conclusion and epilogue
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