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Up from Slavery : an Autobiography.

Author: Booker T Washington
Publisher: Boston : MobileReference.com, 2010.
Series: Mobi Classics.
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Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton University, to his work establishing vocational schools--most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama--to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Washington, Booker T.
Up from Slavery : An Autobiography
Boston : MobileReference.com, c2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Booker T Washington
ISBN: 9781607785958 1607785951
OCLC Number: 727646652
Description: 1 online resource (279 p.)
Contents: Go to top; 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 Speech. Chapter XIV. The Atlanta Exposition AddressChapter XV. The Secret of Success in Public Speaking; Chapter XVI. Europe; Chapter XVII. Last Words; Booker T. Washington Biography.
Series Title: Mobi Classics.

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Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton University, to his work establishing vocational schools--most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama--to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps.-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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