|George M. Fredrickson
||July 16, 1934
Bristol, Connecticut, U.S.
||February 25, 2008
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
||American and comparative historian
||Author of White Supremacy: a Comparative Study in American and South African History
George M. Fredrickson (July 16, 1934 – February 25, 2008) was an American Edgar E. Robinson Professor of U.S. History at Stanford University from 1984 until the time of his retirement in 2002.
Fredrickson was best known for his work in the fields of comparative history, along with his work in the study of the history of racism and white supremacy. Fredrickson was also the president of the Organization of American Historians.
- The Inner Civil War: Northern Intellectuals and the Crisis of the Union, New York: Harper, 1965.
- Black Image in the White Mind: The Debate on Afro-American Character and Desiny, 1817-1914, New York: Harper, 1971.
- White Supremacy: A Comparative Study in American and South African History. Oxford University Press. 1982. ISBN 978-0-19-503042-6.
- Racism: A Short History. Princeton University Press. 2002. ISBN 978-0-691-00899-8.
- Fredrickson, George M. (November 8, 2003). "Race, Ethnicity, and National Identity in France and the United States: A Comparative Historical Overview" (PDF). Yale. Retrieved December 8, 2003.
- The comparative imagination: on the history of racism, nationalism, and social movements. University of California Press. 2000. ISBN 978-0-520-22484-1.
- The arrogance of race: historical perspectives on slavery, racism, and social inequality. Wesleyan University Press. 1988. ISBN 978-0-8195-6217-3.