Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave: Unabridged, with chronology, bibliography and map (Aziloth Books)

August 11, 2018|
Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave: Unabridged, with chronology, bibliography and map (Aziloth Books) by Frederick Douglass
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Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass ignored his master's veto on black education and taught himself to read and write. Escaping to the Northern States in 1838, Douglass became an ardent abolitionist, campaigning passionately against all aspects of human bondage.

His 'Narrative' is a classic of black emancipation: a life story replete with tales of cruelty and oppression, of courage and love. Like a later victim of black subjugation – Nelson Mandela –it is Douglass' ability to control his anger and resentment in the face of almost intolerable provocation that most impresses the reader. While bitingly ironic at times, his prose remains reasoned and restrained and his compassion even allows him to pity the dehumanizing effects of slavery on the slave owners themselves. Douglass’ story is all the more powerful for these qualities.

FREDERICK DOUGLAS (1817/18-1895) Frederick Douglass was born in slavery as Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey near Easton in Talbot County, Maryland. He was not sure of the exact year of his birth, but he knew that it was 1817 or 1818. As a young boy he was sent to Baltimore, to be a house servant, where he learned to read and write,...
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Title:Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave: Unabridged, with chronology, bibliography and map (Aziloth Books)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:102 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.21 in
Shipping dimensions:102 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.21 in
Published:August 11, 2018
Publisher:Aziloth Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781911405733

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