The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass : His Early Life as a Slave, His Escape from Bondage, and His Complete History
by Frederick Douglass


Overview - Born around 1817 in Maryland, Frederick Douglass was a former plantation slave who went on to become a brilliant writer and eloquent orator. In this amazing first-hand narrative, published in 1881, he vividly recounts his early years, which were filled with physical abuse, deprivation, and tragedy; his dramatic escapes to the North, recapture, and eventual freedom; his work for the Anti-Slavery Society and influential role in speaking for other African-Americans; his abolitionist campaigns, and crusade for full civil rights for former slaves.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Born around 1817 in Maryland, Frederick Douglass was a former plantation slave who went on to become a brilliant writer and eloquent orator. In this amazing first-hand narrative, published in 1881, he vividly recounts his early years, which were filled with physical abuse, deprivation, and tragedy; his dramatic escapes to the North, recapture, and eventual freedom; his work for the Anti-Slavery Society and influential role in speaking for other African-Americans; his abolitionist campaigns, and crusade for full civil rights for former slaves.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780486431703
  • ISBN-10: 0486431703
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: December 2003
  • Page Count: 470
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.2 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds

Series: African American

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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Cultural, Ethnic & Regional - General
Books > Social Science > Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Historical

 
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