The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave

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Frederick Douglass was an ex-slave and a great orator in early 19th-century USA. His autobiography details his experiences as a slave and is considered the most famous such work, though many similar were written by his contemporaries. This work also influenced and fueled the abolitionist movement, in which Douglass was an important figure.
Publisher: [Auckland, N.Z.] : c2008. Floating Press,
ISBN: 9781775411741
1775411745
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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robhoma Mar 31, 2014

When studying slavery in American History, students are often exposed to the arguments of Abolitionists and the defense of the peculiar institution by Southerners. The narrative by Frederick Douglass gives a voice to the slaves. The book is 124 pages long and very quick to read. You can also download this book from the internet, for free, at Project Gutenberg. The difference is that this version has a ten-page introduction by Peter Gomes.

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