The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass

The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass

In Pursuit of American Liberty

by Nicholas Buccola

Published by: NYU Press

225 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781479867493
  • Published: July 2013


  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780814787113
  • Published: April 2012



·       “Serves as a roadmap for navigating ongoing tensions that persist in twenty-first-century liberalism.” – Mark E. Kann, author of Punishmen, Prisons, and Patriarchy

·       “Amplifies our understanding of Douglass's normative political imagination.” – Thomas A. Spragens, Jr., author of Civic Liberalism

·       “Well-conceived, well-researched, and well-argued…. A balanced, judicious, innovative case for Douglass's enduring vitality.” – Peter C. Myers, author of Frederick Douglass

·       “A nuanced portrait that illuminates both Douglass and his place in American intellectual history.” – Damon W. Root, Reason Magazine

·       “A well-written, incisive work that illuminates Frederick Douglass as an activist and political philosopher.” – CHOICE