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

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Fredrickson, George M., 1934-2008
Format: Book
Published: Middletown, Conn. : Scranton, Pa. : Wesleyan University Press ; Distributed by Harper & Row, 1987
Series:Wesleyan paperback.
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Table of Contents:
  • 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.