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Frederick Douglass, a biography.

Author: Philip Sheldon Foner
Publisher: New York, Citadel Press [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
A biography of a major nineteenth-century abolitionist and spokesman for the full freedom of the blacks.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foner, Philip Sheldon, 1910-1994.
Frederick Douglass.
New York, Citadel Press [1964]
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Sheldon Foner
OCLC Number: 445249
Description: 444 pages portrait 22 cm
Contents: [Pt. 1] Early years. From slavery to freedom ; The Garrisonians and abolition ; Anti-slavery agent ; A chattel becomes a man ; Founding The North Star ; Editor and publisher --
[pt. 2] The pre-Civil War decade. The universal reformer ; Douglass and the Negro convention movement ; Anti-slavery activity in Rochester ; The split with the Garrisonians ; Anti-slavery political action ; Douglass and John Brown ; The eve of the Civil War --
[pt. 3] The Civil War. Fort Sumter to the Emancipation Proclamation ; Form the Emancipation Proclamation to Appomattox --
[pt. 4] Reconstruction and after. Reconstruction, 1865-1868 ; The fifteenth amendment ; Reconstruction, 1870-1872 ; The closing years of reconstruction, 1872-1877 ; The post-reconstruction era ; Some personal notes ; The Douglasses abroad ; Minister to Haiti ; The last years ; Conclusion.


A biography of a major nineteenth-century abolitionist and spokesman for the full freedom of the blacks.


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