48. Happy Holidays: Two Speeches by Frederick Douglass
In two speeches marking holidays, Frederick Douglass champions the idea of world citizenship, the power of appeals to conscience to bring change, and the role of violence.
• D.W. Blight, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (New York: 2018).
• N. Bromell, "'A Blending of Opposite Qualities': Frederick Douglass and the Demands of Democratic Citizenship," in N. Roberts (ed.), A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass (Lexington: 2018), 409-436.
• N. Buccola, The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty (New York: 2012).
• D.B. Chesebrough, Frederick Douglass: Oratory from Slavery (Westport: 1998).
• J.A. Colaiaco, Frederick Douglass and the Fourth of July (New York: 2006).
• J. Frank, Constituent Moments: Enacting the People in Postrevolutionary America (Durham: 2010), ch. 7.
• F.M. Kirkland, "Enslavement, Moral Suasion, and Struggles for Recognition: Frederick Douglass's Answer to the Question - 'What is Enlightenment?'" in B.M. Lawson and F.M. Kirkland (eds), Frederick Douglass: A Critical Reader (Malden: 1999), 243-310.
• S. Meer, "Douglass as Orator and Editor," in M.S. Lee (ed), The Cambridge Companion to Frederick Douglass (New York: 2009), 46-59.
• C.W. Mills, Blackness Visible: Essays on Philosophy and Race (Ithaca: 1998), ch. 8.
• P.C. Myers, Frederick Douglass: Race and the Rebirth of American Liberalism (Lawrence: 2008).
• I.C.K. Nwankwo, "Douglass's Black Atlantic: The Caribbean," in M.S. Lee (ed), The Cambridge Companion to Frederick Douglass (New York: 2009), 146-159.
• N. Roberts (ed.), A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass (Lexington: 2018).
• D.E. Schrader, "Natural Law in the Constitutional Thought of Frederick Douglass," in B.M. Lawson and F.M. Kirkland (eds), Frederick Douglass: A Critical Reader (Malden: 1999), 85-99.