Up From Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington

Up From Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington

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UP FROM SLAVERY is the autobiography of influential African-American author and educator Booker T. Washington. He recounts his early life as a slave to becoming educated, achieving a measure of success, and becoming head of the Tuskegee Institute in the late 19th century. Washington is famous for his "Atlanta Compromise," in which he advocated a temporary… See more details below

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UP FROM SLAVERY is the autobiography of influential African-American author and educator Booker T. Washington. He recounts his early life as a slave to becoming educated, achieving a measure of success, and becoming head of the Tuskegee Institute in the late 19th century. Washington is famous for his "Atlanta Compromise," in which he advocated a temporary accommodation with Jim Crow, and that the surest way for blacks to achieve equality "industry, thrift, intelligence and property," rather than agitation or legal action.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013849129
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
12/16/2011
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
836,976
File size:
1 MB

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