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The Narrative And Selected Writings Frederick Douglass

The Narrative And Selected Writings

Frederick Douglass

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ISBN : 9780394329819
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391 pages
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His early life as a slave, his escape from bondage & his complete history to the present time. The autobiography of Frederick Douglass, a great orator & writer & a leading figure in the abolitionist movement. He escaped slavery in 1838.MoreHis early life as a slave, his escape from bondage & his complete history to the present time. The autobiography of Frederick Douglass, a great orator & writer & a leading figure in the abolitionist movement. He escaped slavery in 1838. He lectured throughout the East at abolitionist meetings, recounting his life as a slave. His first autobiography, The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave revealed his masters identity & he took refuge in England where he was helped by sympathetic liberals to buy his freedom. After returning to America he published the abolitionist North Star, the first of a series of journals he was to create. During the Civil War he helped recruit black soldiers for the Union army, afterwards supporting Reconstruction & campaigning for Republican Presidents. Life & Times of Frederick Douglass is one of the three autobiographies published by Douglass.