Further Reading

A collection of Frederick Douglass autobiographies and biographies included annotated editions, histories of the Chesapeake Bay region leading up to and during the time Douglass lived and visited here, articles in academic journals, PhD theses, and other scholarship illuminating the importance of the Eastern Shore in the development of Douglass’s life work.

Life and Times of Frederick Douglass

Autobiographies

My Bondage and My Freedom

Autobiographies

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Autobiographies

Isaac Julien: Lessons of the Hour - Frederick Douglass

Biographies & Commentary

Frederick Douglass in Context

Biographies & Commentary

Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

My Bondage and My Freedom : Authoritative Text, Contexts, Criticism

Editions & Collected Writings

Sustaining Tangible Neighborhood Change Through African American Archaeology in Easton, Maryland: Evaluating the Hill Community Project

Academic Papers

The Failed Promise : Reconstruction, Frederick Douglass, and the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

The Powers of Dignity : The Black Political Philosophy of Frederick Douglass

Biographies & Commentary

The Life and Wrightings of Frederick Douglass, Volume 1

Editions & Collected Writings

A Glorious Liberty : Frederick Douglass and the Fight for an Antislavery Constitution

Biographies & Commentary

Frederick Douglass : a Critical Reader

Editions & Collected Writings

Pasts Lost: the Wye House Plantation As A Place of Haunting

Academic Papers

A Certain Kind of Freedom: Black Agency in Talbot County, 1870-1910

Academic Papers

Autobiographies : Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave ; My Bondage and My Freedom ; Life and Times of Frederick Douglass

Autobiographies

The Life of Frederick Douglass: a Graphic Narrative of a Slave's Journey from Bondage to Freedom

Biographies & Commentary

A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

Biographies & Commentary

Chesapeake Requiem : a Year With the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Frederick Douglass : America's Prophet

Biographies & Commentary

Frederick Douglass, a Psychobiography : Rethinking Subjectivity in the Western Experiment of Democracy

Biographies & Commentary

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

Biographies & Commentary

Frederick Douglass: Self-made Man

Biographies & Commentary

If I Survive: Frederick Douglass and Family in the Walter O. Evans Collection : a 200 Year Anniversary

Editions & Collected Writings

Maryland : a History

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Autobiographies

Picturing Frederick Douglass: an Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century's Most Photographed American

Biographies & Commentary

Atlantic Crossings in the Wake of Frederick Douglass : Archaeology, Literature, and Spatial Culture

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Frederick Douglass and Wye House: Archaeology and African American Culture in Maryland

Academic Papers

Pictures and Power : Imaging and Imagining Frederick Douglass (1818-2018)

Biographies & Commentary

Reordering the Landscape of Wye House: Nature, Spirituality, and Social Order

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Women in the World of Frederick Douglass

Biographies & Commentary

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself

Autobiographies

The Lives of Frederick Douglass

Biographies & Commentary

The Portable Frederick Douglass

Editions & Collected Writings

The Road to Jim Crow : the African American Struggle on Maryland's Eastern Shore, 1860-1915

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Choptank Odyssey: Celebrating a Great Chesapeake River

Academic Papers

Maryland Blood: an American Family in War and Peace : the Hambletons : 1657 to the Present

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Reordering the Landscape: Science, Nature, and Spirituality At Wye House

Academic Papers

Douglass in His Own Time : a Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates

Biographies & Commentary

Frederick Douglass and Thomas Auld: Reconsidering the Reunion Narrative

Academic Papers

Frederick Douglass in Ireland : The 'black O'Connell'

Biographies & Commentary

Frederick and Anna Douglass in Rochester, New York : Their Home Was Open to All

Biographies & Commentary

Fried Chicken Belongs To All of Us': the Zooarchaeology of Enslaved Foodways On the Long Green, Wye House (18ta314), Talbot County, Maryland

Academic Papers

Frederick Douglass : a Life in Documents

Editions & Collected Writings

To Raise up a Nation : John Brown, Frederick Douglass, and the Making of a Free Country

Biographies & Commentary

Community Leadership in Maryland, 1790-1840: A Comparative Analysis of Power in Society

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C. : The Lion of Anacostia

Biographies & Commentary

Planting an Empire : the Early Chesapeake in British North America

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

The Hammer and the Anvil : Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the End of Slavery in America

Biographies & Commentary

The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty

Biographies & Commentary

A Short History of England : the Glorious Story of a Rowdy Nation

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Frederick Douglass : a Biography

Biographies & Commentary

Frederick Douglass and the Archaeology of Wye House

Academic Papers

The Colonial History of Wye Plantation, the Lloyd Family, and their Slaves On Maryland's Eastern Shore: Family, Property, and Power

Academic Papers

John and Caroline Nicols and the Post-Panic Economy of Maryland's Eastern Shore, 1838-1845

Academic Papers

Men of Color, to Arms: Manumitted Slaves and Freed Blacks from the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland Who Served in the Civil War

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

The War of 1812 in the Chesapeake : a Reference Guide to Historic Sites in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Curtis Washington Jacobs: Architect of Absolute Black Enslavement, 1850-1864

Academic Papers

Giants: the Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass & Abraham Lincoln

Biographies & Commentary

Many Thousands Gone: the First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America.

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Douglass and Lincoln : How a Revolutionary Black Leader and a Reluctant Liberator Struggled to End Slavery and Save the Union

Biographies & Commentary

Frederick Douglass : Race and the Rebirth of American Liberalism

Biographies & Commentary

Here Lies Jim Crow : Civil Rights in Maryland

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Unionville: Race, Time, Place and Memory in Talbot County, Maryland, 1634-1892.

Academic Papers

Frederick Douglass, Southerner

Academic Papers

The Radical and the Republican : Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics

Biographies & Commentary

Wye House Archaeology

Academic Papers

Frederick Douglass and the Fourth of July

Biographies & Commentary

Frederick Douglass : a Precursor of Liberation Theology

Biographies & Commentary

My Bondage and My Freedom

Autobiographies

Creole Gentlemen : the Maryland Elite, 1691-1776

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

The Narrative Life : the Moral and Religious Thought of Frederick Douglass

Biographies & Commentary

"No Struggle, No Progress" : Frederick Douglass and His Proverbial Rhetoric for Civil Rights

Biographies & Commentary

Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln : a Relationship in Language, Politics, and Memory

Biographies & Commentary

Mathias de Sousa: Maryland's First Colonist of African Descent

Academic Papers

Race and Reunion : the Civil War in American Memory

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Terror on the Chesapeake: the War of 1812 on the Bay

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Confederate Admiral : the Life and Wars of Franklin Buchanan

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Liberating Sojourn : Frederick Douglass & Transatlantic Reform

Biographies & Commentary

Love Across Color Lines : Ottilie Assing and Frederick Douglass

Biographies & Commentary

A History of African Americans of Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Frederick Douglass : Freedom's Voice, 1818-1845

Biographies & Commentary

Frederick Douglass : Oratory from Slavery

Biographies & Commentary

The Columbian Orator

Biographies & Commentary

The Oxford Frederick Douglass Reader

Editions & Collected Writings

Majestic in His Wrath : a Pictorial Life of Frederick Douglass

Biographies & Commentary

Autobiographies

Editions & Collected Writings

Democracy's Incursion into the Eastern Shore: the 1870 Election in Chestertown

Academic Papers

Notes On Antebellum Easton

Academic Papers

The Free Black Family in Antebellum Talbot County Maryland

Academic Papers

A Model Planter: Edward Lloyd IV of Maryland, 1770-1796

Academic Papers

Frederick Douglass

Biographies & Commentary

Maryland's Eastern Shore : a Journey in Time and Place

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Water: A Recurring Image in Frederick Douglass's Narrative

Academic Papers

Frederick Douglass' Civil War : Keeping Faith in Jubilee

Biographies & Commentary

Free Workers in a Plantation Economy : Talbot County, Maryland, 1690-1759

Eastern Shore & Chesapeake Region

Freedom Fettered: Blacks in the Constitutional Era in Maryland, 1776-1810 - An introduction

Academic Papers

The Berry Brothers of Talbot County, Maryland: Early Antislavery Leaders

Academic Papers

Voices of Protest: Eastern Shore Abolition Societies, 1790-1820

Academic Papers

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