Nicholas Buccola is assistant professor of political science at Linfield College and the author of The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty (New York University Press).
|Slavery and the Liberal Aesthetic|
|By: Nicholas Buccola|
|Posted: October 4, 2012|
|The Abolitionist Imagination (The Alexis De Tocqueville Lectures on American Politics), by Andrew Delbanco John Brown, whose failed slave revolt at Harper's Ferry in 1859 hastened the coming of the Civil War, might best be described as "the abolitionist imagination" gone wild. Yet f...|