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Durden, Robert Franklin

James Shepherd Pike; Republicanism and the American Negro, 1850-1882

James Shepherd Pike;
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Duke University Press, Durham. 1957, ix, 249p., frontis portrait of Pike; cloth boards in dj, all edges foxed to some extent, previous owner's signature, jacket is dust-soiled and slightly edgeworn. Durden's remarkable study details the underlying racism of a free soil Republican stalwart, and in doing so, exposes some of the underpinnings of white racism over the past two centuries. Jacket illustration reproduces a Thomas Nast political cartoon featuring Black stereotypes

Cat.No: 38634

Price: $20.00

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