The Columbian Orator

The Columbian Orator


  • Author : Caleb Bingham
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1821
  • Genre: Speeches, addresses, etc
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044097056782


The Columbian Orator Book Description :

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The Columbian Orator

The Columbian Orator


  • Author : Caleb Bingham
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-04-29
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 037187260X


The Columbian Orator Book Description :

This is a reproduction of the original artefact. Generally these books are created from careful scans of the original. This allows us to preserve the book accurately and present it in the way the author intended. Since the original versions are generally quite old, there may occasionally be certain imperfections within these reproductions. We're happy to make these classics available again for future generations to enjoy!...

The Columbian Orator

The Columbian Orator


  • Author : Caleb Bingham
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 1998-02
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780814713235


The Columbian Orator Book Description :

First published in 1797, The Columbian Orator helped shape the American mind for the next half century, going through some 23 editions and totaling 200,000 copies in sales. The book was read by virtually every American schoolboy in the first half of the 19th century. As a slave youth, Frederick Douglass owned just one book, and read it frequently, referring to it as a "gem" and his "rich treasure." The Columbian Orator presents 84 selections, most of which are notable examples of oratory on such subjects as nationalism, religious faith, individual liberty, freedom, and slavery, including pieces by Washington, Franklin, Milton, Socrates, and Cicero, as well as heroic poetry and dramatic dialogues. Augmenting these is an essay on effective public speak...

The Columbian Orator

The Columbian Orator


  • Author : David W. Blight
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 1998-02-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780814786178


The Columbian Orator Book Description :

First published in 1797, The Columbian Orator helped shape the American mind for the next half century, going through some 23 editions and totaling 200,000 copies in sales. The book was read by virtually every American schoolboy in the first half of the 19th century. As a slave youth, Frederick Douglass owned just one book, and read it frequently, referring to it as a "gem" and his "rich treasure." The Columbian Orator presents 84 selections, most of which are notable examples of oratory on such subjects as nationalism, religious faith, individual liberty, freedom, and slavery, including pieces by Washington, Franklin, Milton, Socrates, and Cicero, as well as heroic poetry and dramatic dialogues. Augmenting these is an essay on effective public speak...

Intellectual Manhood

Intellectual Manhood


  • Author : Timothy J. Williams
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2015-03-09
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781469618401


Intellectual Manhood Book Description :

In this in-depth and detailed history, Timothy J. Williams reveals that antebellum southern higher education did more than train future secessionists and proslavery ideologues. It also fostered a growing world of intellectualism flexible enough to marry the era's middle-class value system to the honor-bound worldview of the southern gentry. By focusing on the students' perspective and drawing from a rich trove of their letters, diaries, essays, speeches, and memoirs, Williams narrates the under examined story of education and manhood at the University of North Carolina, the nation's first public university. Every aspect of student life is considered, from the formal classroom and the vibrant curriculum of private literary societies to students' perso...