The Black Image in the White Mind: The Debate on Afro-American Character and Destiny, 1817-1914 / Edition 1

The Black Image in the White Mind: The Debate on Afro-American Character and Destiny, 1817-1914 / Edition 1

by George M. Fredrickson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819561886

ISBN-13: 9780819561886

Pub. Date: 03/01/1987

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

A study of issues of race in 19th century America.  See more details below

Overview

A study of issues of race in 19th century America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819561886
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
03/01/1987
Series:
Wesleyan Paperback Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
367
Sales rank:
1,015,203
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

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

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