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Up from slavery : an autobiography

Author: Booker T Washington
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Harper Torch, 2014.
Series: Harper torch classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named one of the best non-fiction books of the twentieth century by Modern Library, Up from Slavery is the poignant telling, in plain language, of Booker T. Washington's rise from slavery to become a preeminent advocate for civil rights of his time. Although Up from Slavery was initially criticized by African-American leaders for Washington's perceived soft-pedalling of his message of racial equality and progress,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Named Person: Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Booker T Washington
ISBN: 9781443436977 1443436976
OCLC Number: 880352952
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Harper torch classics.
Responsibility: Booker T. Washington.

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Named one of the best non-fiction books of the twentieth century by Modern Library, Up from Slavery is the poignant telling, in plain language, of Booker T. Washington's rise from slavery to become a preeminent advocate for civil rights of his time. Although Up from Slavery was initially criticized by African-American leaders for Washington's perceived soft-pedalling of his message of racial equality and progress, the autobiography was a best-seller that furthered the idea that education was the key to the advancement of their cause in the United States. HarperTorch brings great works of non-fiction and the dramatic arts to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperTorch collection to build your digital library.

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