My Bondage, My Freedom

My Bondage, My Freedom

by Frederick Douglass
     
 
In Frederick Douglass' autobiography My Bondage and My Freedom we can see the power of literacy and belief. Douglass transforms himself from slave to an abolitionist, journalist, orator, and one of the most powerful voices to emerge from the American civil rights movement with little more than force of will. His breadth of accomplishments gave hope to generations

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In Frederick Douglass' autobiography My Bondage and My Freedom we can see the power of literacy and belief. Douglass transforms himself from slave to an abolitionist, journalist, orator, and one of the most powerful voices to emerge from the American civil rights movement with little more than force of will. His breadth of accomplishments gave hope to generations of people who came after him in their fight for civil rights.

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Douglass (1817-1895) recounts his escape from slavery and life afterwards, and more generally describes the experience of slaves in antebellum Maryland. The complete 1855 edition is augmented with an introduction by Bill E. Lawson (philosophy, Michigan State U.) and appendices of speeches and letters. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781625586322
Publisher:
Start Publishing LLC
Publication date:
02/18/2013
Series:
Unexpurgated Start Publishing LLC
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
351
File size:
502 KB

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