Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass  an American slave  written by himself

Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass an American slave written by himself


  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-04-15
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674053755


Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass an American slave written by himself Book Description :

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....

Uncle Tom s Cabin

Uncle Tom s Cabin


  • Author : Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780195158168


Uncle Tom s Cabin Book Description :

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

Slavery and Class in the American South

Slavery and Class in the American South


  • Author : William L. Andrews
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-02
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190908409


Slavery and Class in the American South Book Description :

"The distinction among slaves is as marked, as the classes of society are in any aristocratic community. Some refusing to associate with others whom they deem to be beneath them, in point of character, color, condition, or the superior importance of their respective masters." Henry Bibb, fugitive slave, editor, and antislavery activist, stated this in his Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb (1849). In William L. Andrews's magisterial study of an entire generation of slave narrators, more than 60 mid-nineteenth-century narratives reveal how work, family, skills, and connections made for social and economic differences among the enslaved of the South. Slave narrators disclosed class-based reasons for violence that broke out between "impu...

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  an American Slave
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave


  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2018-02-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9788026883203


Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave Book Description :

"Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass" is a memoir on abolition written by Frederick Douglass. It is held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the 19th century. In factual detail, the text describes the events of his life and 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. 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....

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass


  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0312257376


Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Book Description :

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 wo...

A Companion to American Art

A Companion to American Art


  • Author : John Davis
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-01-30
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118542491


A Companion to American Art Book Description :

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 futu...

Frederick Douglass  An American Slave  3 Autobiographical Books in in One Volume

Frederick Douglass An American Slave 3 Autobiographical Books in in One Volume


  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2018-02-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9788026883104


Frederick Douglass An American Slave 3 Autobiographical Books in in One Volume Book Description :

"Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass" is s generally held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the same period. In factual detail, the text describes the events of his life and 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 is the second of three autobiographies written by Douglass, and is mainly an expansion of his first (Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass), discussing in greater detail his transition from bondage to liberty. Life and Times of Frederick Douglass is Frederick Douglass' third autobiography in which he gave more details about his life as a slave and...

African American Humanism

African American Humanism


  • Author : Norm R. Allen
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B4381980


African American Humanism Book Description :

Essays by African-American humanists are accompanied by biographical profiles of prominent Black humanists, writings by contemporary African humanists, and interviews...