Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass

Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass

by Frederick Douglass
ISBN-10:
1599868717
ISBN-13:
9781599868714
Pub. Date:
04/12/2007
Publisher:
Filiquarian Publishing

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Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass

He was eloquent and articulate - obviously well-educated. And sophisticated, too. He was also a slave who escaped to freedom.

But no one believed that, so he published his life story in 1845 to answer the skeptics. Not content to rest on the favorable attention his book received, he recruited black soldiers for the Union army and organized a campaign to educate the newly freed citizens. He saw that only knowledge could ensure true freedom.

"Insightful, comprehensive, dramatic." (Chicago Tribune)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599868714
Publisher: Filiquarian Publishing
Publication date: 04/12/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 306,974
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


  • Introduction
    Robert B. Stepto
  • Note on the Text
  • Chronology of Frederick Douglass’s Life

  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Selected Bibliography

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