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Published: 01 December 2018

376 Pages | 31 b/w illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474444255

Bookseller Code (06)

Frederick Douglass and Scotland, 1846

Living an Antislavery Life

Alasdair Pettinger

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Reveals fresh information about, and deepens our understanding of, a major 19th-century intellectual at a crucial stage in his political and professional development
  • Subjects Douglass' speeches and letters to close readings and situates them in the immediate context of their delivery and composition
  • Demonstrates the extent to which Douglass was closely acquainted with Scottish literature, history and current affairs
  • Enhances our knowledge of Douglass as a performer, his ability to read audiences, and how he moved and influenced them