George M. Fredrickson

George M. Fredrickson is Edgar E. Robinson Professor of US History Emeritus at Stanford. His recent books include Racism: A Short History and Not Just Black and White, a collection co-edited with Nancy Foner.

Redcoat Liberation

Epic Journeys of Freedom: Runaway Slaves of the American Revolution and Their Global Quest for Liberty

by Cassandra Pybus

Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution

by Simon Schama

The Forgotten Fifth: African Americans in the Age of Revolution

by Gary B. Nash

August 10, 2006 issue

They’ll Take Their Stand

Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

by David Brion Davis

The Mind of the Master Class: History and Faith in the Southern Slaveholders' Worldview

by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese and Eugene D. Genovese

May 25, 2006 issue

Still Separate & Unequal

When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America

by Ira Katznelson

November 17, 2005 issue

The Long Trek to Freedom

Though the Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human Slavery

by Steven M. Wise

Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep South

by Adam Rothman

The First Emancipator: The Forgotten Story of Robert Carter, the Founding Father Who Freed His Slaves

by Andrew Levy

Bound for Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America

by Fergus M. Bordewich

July 14, 2005 issue

America’s Original Sin

Challenging the Boundaries of Slavery

by David Brion Davis

Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves

by Ira Berlin

The Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government's Relations to Slavery

by Don E. Fehrenbacher, completed and edited by Ward M. McAfee

March 25, 2004 issue

Wise Man

Wise Man

Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture

by John Higham, edited by Carl J. Guarneri

February 28, 2002 issue

The Skeleton in the Closet

Slave Narratives

edited by William L. Andrews and Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Born in Bondage: Growing Up Enslaved in the Antebellum South

by Marie Jenkins Schwartz

Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market

by Walter Johnson

November 2, 2000 issue

Far from the Promised Land

Far from the Promised Land

Beyond Black and White: Transforming African-American Politics

by Manning Marable

Killing Rage: Ending Racism

by bell hooks

Turning Back: The Retreat from Racial Justice in American Thought and Policy

by Stephen Steinberg

The Trouble with Friendship: Why Americans Can't Think Straight About Race

by Benjamin DeMott

April 18, 1996 issue

Land of Opportunity?

Facing Up to the American Dream: Race, Class, and the Soul of the Nation

by Jennifer L Hochschild

April 4, 1996 issue

Red, Black, and White

Stories of Scottsboro

by James Goodman

Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression

by Robin D.G. Kelley

Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights: Organizing Memphis Workers

by Michael K. Honey

Speak Now Against the Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the South

by John Egerton

June 8, 1995 issue


Race and History: Selected Essays, 1938–1988

by John Hope Franklin

The Color Line: Legacy for the Twenty-First Century

by John Hope Franklin

The Facts of Reconstruction: Essays in Honor of John Hope Franklin

edited by Eric Anderson, edited by Alfred A. Moss Jr.

September 23, 1993 issue

The Old New Order

The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction

by Edward L. Ayers

March 25, 1993 issue

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