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Author: Frederick Douglass
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Release: 1851
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OXFORD:590310891

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No book more vividly explains the horror of American slavery and the emotional impetus behind the antislavery movement than Frederick Douglass' Narrative. In an introductory essay, Robert Stepto re-examines the extraordinary life and achievement of a man who escaped from slavery to become a leading abolitionist and one of America's most important writers. The John Harvard Library text reproduces the first edition, published in Boston in 1845.

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Author: Frederick Douglass
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release: 2009-04-15
File: 176 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780674053755

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Author: Frederick DOUGLASS ([Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey.])
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Release: 1845
File: Pages
ISBN-13: BL:A0020856267

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This is a book that should be on the reading list of every course on American history or literature...with its excellent notes, bibliography and appendices, this supersedes other versions available in paperback.' Adam Lively, Times Educational Supplement This new edition of the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is the first prepared especially for American history courses. David W. Blight's extensive introduction and the related materials he provides place the Narrative in both its historical and literary contexts. The book also includes a chronology of Douglass's life, a bibliography, questions for consideration, illustrations, and an index. 'David Blight's introduction to the Narrative provides a rich path into Frederick Douglass's own wonderful story'. William S. McFeely, author of Frederick Douglass.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Frederick Douglass
Publisher: Macmillan
Release: 2003
File: 188 Pages
ISBN-13: 0312257376

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Author: Robert Aspland
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Release: 1847
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OXFORD:555008637

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A devoutly Christian slave becomes separated from his wife and family when he is sold to the brutal planter, Simon Legree.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release: 2002
File: 456 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780195158168

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My Dear Friend: You remember the old fable of "The Man and the Lion," where the lion complained that he should not be so misrepresented "when the lions wrote history."I am glad the time has come when the "lions write history." We have been left long enough to gather the character of slavery from the involuntary evidence of the masters. One might, indeed, rest sufficiently satisfied with what, it is evident, must be, in general, the results of such a relation, without seeking farther to find whether they have followed in every instance. Indeed, those who stare at the half-peck of corn a week, and love to count the lashes on the slave's back, are seldom the "stuff" out of which reformers and abolitionists are to be made. I remember that, in 1838, many were waiting for the results of the West India experiment, before they could come into our ranks. Those "results" have come long ago; but, alas! few of that number have come with them, as converts. A man must be disposed to judge of emancipation by other tests than whether it has increased the produce of sugar, -and to hate slavery for other reasons than because it starves men and whips women, -before he is ready to lay the first stone of his anti-slavery li

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Author: Frederick Douglass
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Release: 2020-04-18
File: 72 Pages
ISBN-13: 9798636511274

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Frederick Douglass was a man of his time and race, a leader and fighter against the irrational and inhuman treatment of the blacks. This narrative is one of the most influential among African-American books denouncing the Institution of Slavery. It was written in 1845, over fifty years after the narrative of the great son of Africa Olaudah Equiano (1797). Being a slave himself, the accounts Douglass narrates are very important as a primary source describing the endurances and tribulations he had suffered under the slavery of the Southern territories, especially in Maryland. His life was full of bitterness, grief and sorrow; but certainly he became a great man indeed...also against all odds.

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Genre: Literary Collections
Author: Frederick Douglass
Publisher: Alejandro's Libros
Release: 2013-07-12
File: 133 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781490975832

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself (1845) is considered to be one of the most influential pieces of literature to fuel the abolitionist movement of the early 19th century in the United States. My Bondage and My Freedom (1855) shows the inspiring manner in which Frederick Douglass transforms himself from slave to fugitive to one of the most powerful voices to emerge from the American civil rights movement, leaving behind a legacy of social, intellectual, and political thought. Excerpt: "I was born in Tuckahoe, near Hillsborough, and about twelve miles from Easton, in Talbot county, Maryland. I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it. By far the larger part of the slaves know as little of their ages as horses know of theirs, and it is the wish of most masters within my knowledge to keep their slaves thus ignorant. I do not remember to have ever met a slave who could tell of his birthday." (The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass) Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writings.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Frederick Douglass
Publisher: e-artnow
Release: 2017-10-06
File: 457 Pages
ISBN-13: 9788027221394

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A Companion to American Art presents 35newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore themethodology, historiography, and current state of the field ofAmerican art history. Features contributions from a balance of established andemerging scholars, art and architectural historians, and otherspecialists Includes several paired essays to emphasize dialogue and debatebetween scholars on important contemporary issues in American arthistory Examines topics such as the methodological stakes in thewriting of American art history, changing ideas about whatconstitutes “Americanness,” and the relationship of artto public culture Offers a fascinating portrait of the evolution and currentstate of the field of American art history and suggests futuredirections of scholarship

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Genre: Art
Author: John Davis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2015-01-30
File: 680 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118542491

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