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Up from Slavery : an Autobiography.

Author: Booker T Washington
Publisher: Auckland : Floating Press, 1901.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Delve into the turbulent roots of race relations in the United States with this inspirational account from Booker T. Washington, a one-time slave who became an important advocate for African-American education and founded several well-known institutions of higher learning, including the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Up From Slavery details Washington's life and outlines his sometimes-controversial views on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Named Person: Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Booker T Washington
ISBN: 9781775417002 177541700X
OCLC Number: 609860772
Description: 1 online resource (342 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter I --
A Slave Among Slaves; Chapter II --
Boyhood Days; Chapter III --
The Struggle for an Education; Chapter IV --
Helping Others; Chapter V --
The Reconstruction Period; Chapter VI --
Black Race and Red Race; Chapter VII --
Early Days at Tuskegee; Chapter VIII --
Teaching School in a Stable and a Hen-House; Chapter IX --
Anxious Days and Sleepless Nights; Chapter X --
A Harder Task than Making Bricks Without Straw; Chapter XI --
Making Their Beds Before They Could Lie on Them; Chapter XII --
Raising Money. Chapter XIII --
Two Thousand Miles for a Five-Minute SpeechChapter XIV --
The Atlanta Exposition Address; Chapter XV --
The Secret of Success in Public Speaking; Chapter XVI --
Europe; Chapter XVII --
Last Words; Endnotes.

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Delve into the turbulent roots of race relations in the United States with this inspirational account from Booker T. Washington, a one-time slave who became an important advocate for African-American education and founded several well-known institutions of higher learning, including the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Up From Slavery details Washington's life and outlines his sometimes-controversial views on education, social justice, and racial equality.

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