The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass

Written By Frederick Douglass
The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
  • Publsiher : Courier Corporation
  • Release : 01 November 2003
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
  • Pages : 470 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass written by Frederick Douglass which was release on 01 November 2003, this book published by Courier Corporation. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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.

Life and Times of Frederick Douglass

Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2018-02-05
  • Total pages : 570
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : "Life and Times of Frederick Douglass" is the third and last autobiography of Frederick Douglass. In this finial memoir Douglas gives more details about his life as a slave and his escape from slavery than he did in his two previous autobiographies. Frederick Douglass (1818 – 1895) was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, ...

The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass

The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
  • Author : Frederick Douglass,Rayford Whittingham Logan
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2003-11-01
  • Total pages : 470
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : 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 ...

Autobiographies

Autobiographies
  • Author : Frederick Douglass,W E B DuBois Professor of Humanities Chair of Afro-American Studies and Director of the W E B DuBois Institute for for Afro-American Research Henry Louis Gates, Jr
  • Publisher : Library of America
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 1126
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : A new one-volume edition of an American classic offers the complete memoirs of the eloquent escaped slave, who in the nineteenth century shaped the abolitionist movement and became the most influential African-American of his era....

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-04-18
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : The impassioned abolitionist and eloquent orator provides graphic descriptions of his childhood and horrifying experiences as a slave as well as a harrowing record of his dramatic escape to the North and eventual freedom....

Women in the World of Frederick Douglass

Women in the World of Frederick Douglass
  • Author : Leigh Fought
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : "In his extensive writings, Frederick Douglass revealed little about the private side of his life. But Douglass had a complicated array of relationships with women: white and black, wives and lovers, mistresses-owners, and sisters and daughters. Leigh Fought aims to reveal more about the life of the famed abolitionist off ...

The Portable Frederick Douglass

The Portable Frederick Douglass
  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-09-27
  • Total pages : 624
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : A new collection of the seminal writings and speeches of a legendary writer, orator, and civil rights leader This compact volume offers a full course on the remarkable, diverse career of Frederick Douglass, letting us hear once more a necessary historical figure whose guiding voice is needed now as urgently ...

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass
  • Author : Philip Foner,Yuval Taylor
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2000-04-01
  • Total pages : 808
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : One of the greatest African American leaders and one of the most brilliant minds of his time, Frederick Douglass spoke and wrote with unsurpassed eloquence on almost all the major issues confronting the American people during his life—from the abolition of slavery to women’s rights, from the Civil ...

Great Speeches by Frederick Douglass

Great Speeches by Frederick Douglass
  • Author : Frederick Douglass,James Daley
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Total pages : 150
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : Author, abolitionist, political speaker, and philosopher,Frederick Douglass was a pivotal figure in the decades ofstruggle leading up to the Civil War and the EmancipationProclamation. This inexpensive compilation of his speeches— including “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” (1852)and “Self-Made Men” (1859) — adds vital detail to the portraitof ...

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass
  • Author : David W. Blight
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-10-16
  • Total pages : 912
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : **Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in History** *Winner of the Bancroft, Parkman, Los Angeles Times (biography), Lincoln, Plutarch, and Christopher Awards* Named one of the Best Books of 2018 by The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, and ...

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass
  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : University of Virginia Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-06
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : Frederick Douglass was born enslaved in February 1818, but from this most humble of beginnings, he rose to become a world-famous orator, newspaper editor, and champion of the rights of women and African Americans. He not only survived slavery to live in freedom but also became an outspoken critic of the ...

The Complete Autobiographies of Frederick Douglass

The Complete Autobiographies of Frederick Douglass
  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : Wilder Publications Limited
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 572
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : Here in one omnibus edition are all three of Frederick Douglass' landmark autobiographies. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is one of the most influential autobiographies ever written. This classic did as much as or more than any other book to motivate the abolitionist to continue to fight for ...

The Life of Frederick Douglass

The Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Author : David F. Walker
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-08
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : A graphic novel biography of the escaped slave, abolitionist, public speaker, and most photographed man of the nineteenth century, based on his autobiographical writings and speeches, spotlighting the key events and people that shaped the life of this great American. Recently returned to the cultural spotlight, Frederick Douglass's impact on ...

Who Was Frederick Douglass

Who Was Frederick Douglass
  • Author : April Jones Prince,Who HQ
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-12-26
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : Born into slavery in Maryland in 1818, Frederick Douglass was determined to gain freedom--and once he realized that knowledge was power, he secretly learned to read and write to give himself an advantage. After escaping to the North in 1838, as a free man he gave powerful speeches about his experience as ...

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : The Floating Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Total pages : 178
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : Frederick Douglass was an ex-slave and a great orator in early 19th-century USA. His autobiography details his experiences as a slave and is considered the most famous such work, though many similar were written by his contemporaries. This work also influenced and fueled the abolitionist movement, in which Douglass was ...

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  an American Slave
  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 1999-10-07
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9780486431703
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Summary : 'I was born in Tuckahoe 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 ...