James Shepherd Pike; Republicanism and the American Negro, 1850-1882. Robert Franklin Durden.

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

Durham: Duke University Press, 1957. Hardcover. 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