"The Frederick Douglass Papers" by Frederick Douglass

The Frederick Douglass Papers Series Three: Correspondence, Volume 2: 1853-1865 Frederick Douglass, John R. Kaufman-McKivigan

Series:
The Frederick Douglass Papers Series
Format:
Hardback
Publication date:
20 Mar 2018
ISBN:
9780300218305
Imprint:
Yale University Press
Dimensions:
768 pages: 235 x 156mm
Illustrations:
11 b-w illus.

The second collection of meticulously edited correspondence with abolitionist, author, statesman, and former slave Frederick Douglass covers the years leading up to the Civil War through the close of the conflict, offering readers an illuminating portrait of an extraordinary American and the turbulent times in which he lived. An important contribution to historical scholarship, the documents offer fascinating insights into the abolitionist movement during wartime and the author’s relationship to Abraham Lincoln and other prominent figures of the era.

John R. McKivigan is Mary O’Brien Gibson Professor of History at Indiana University-Perdue University and has served as editor for the Frederick Douglass Papers Series since 1992. He lives in Indianapolis, IN.