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The life and times of Frederick Douglass : his early life as a slave, his escape from bondage, and his complete history

Author: Frederick Douglass; Rayford Whittingham Logan
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Raised as a plantation slave who was taught to read and write by one of his owners, Frederick Douglass became a brilliant writer, eloquent orator, and major participant in the stuggle of African-Americans for freedom and equality. In this engrossing, first-hand narrative originally published in 1845, he vividly recounts early years of physical abuse, deprivation and tragedy; his dramatic escape to the North and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Biographies
History
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Douglass; Rayford Whittingham Logan
ISBN: 0486431703 9780486431703
OCLC Number: 52623633
Notes: Originally published: New rev. ed. Boston : De Wolfe, Fiske & Co., 1892.
Description: xxi, 470 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Author's Birth --
Removal from Grandmother's --
Troubles of Childhood --
A General Survey of the Slave Plantation --
A Slaveholder's Character --
A Child's Reasoning --
Luxuries at the Great House --
Characteristics of Overseers --
Change of Location --
Learning to Read --
Growing in Knowledge --
Religious Nature Awakened --
The Vicissitudes of Slave Life --
Experience in St. Michaels --
Covey, the Negro Breaker --
Another Pressure of the Tyrant's Vise --
The Last Flogging --
New Relations and Duties --
The Runaway Plot --
Apprenticeship Life --
Escape from Slavery --
Life as a Freeman --
Introduced to the Abolitionists --
Recollections of Old Friends --
One Hundred Conventions --
Impressions Abroad --
Triumphs and Trials --
John Brown and Mrs. Stowe --
Increasing Demands of the Slave Power --
The Beginning of the End --
Secession and War --
Hope for the Nation --
Vast Changes --
Living and Learning --
Weighed in the Balance --
"Time Makes All Things Even" --
Incidents and Events --
"Honor to Whom Honor" --
Retrospection --
Later Life --
A Grand Occasion --
Doubts as to Garfield's Course --
Recorder of Deeds --
President Cleveland's Administration --
The Supreme Court Decision --
Defeat of James G. Blaine --
European Tour --
Continuation of European Tour --
The Campaign of 1888 --
Administration of President Harrison --
Minister to Haiti --
Continued Negotiations for the Mole St. Nicolas.
Responsibility: written by himself ; with an introduction by Rayford W. Logan.
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Raised as a plantation slave who was taught to read and write by one of his owners, Frederick Douglass became a brilliant writer, eloquent orator, and major participant in the stuggle of African-Americans for freedom and equality. In this engrossing, first-hand narrative originally published in 1845, he vividly recounts early years of physical abuse, deprivation and tragedy; his dramatic escape to the North and eventual freedom, abolitionist campaigns, and crusade for full civil rights for former slaves. A powerful autobiography of a passionate civil rights advocate, this book will be of value to anyone interested in African-American history.

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