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This inspiring memoir, first published in 1850, recounts the struggles of a distinguished African-American abolitionist and champion of women's rights. Sojourner Truth tells of her life in slavery, her self-liberation, and her travels across America in pursuit of racial and sexual equality. Essential reading for students of American history.

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First published in 1850, this inspiring memoir by the famous African-American abolitionist and champion of women's rights tells of her life in slavery, her self-liberation, and her tireless campaign for racial and sexual equality.

Synopsis:

One of the most important documents of slavery ever written, this landmark in the literature of African-American women is the eloquent autobiography of a woman who became a pioneer in the struggles for racial and sexual equality. The spiritual, inspiring narrative bears witness to Sojourner Truth's 30 years as a slave in upstate New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486298993
Author:
Truth, Sojourner
Author:
Gilbert, Olive
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
United states
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
American - African American & Black
Subject:
Truth, sojourner, d. 1883
Subject:
Abolitionists
Subject:
Social reformers
Subject:
Social reformers -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
African American abolitionists
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Social reformers -- United States.
Subject:
Abolitionists -- United States.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography-Women
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
54
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.17 lb
Age Level:
from 11

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First published in 1850, this inspiring memoir by the famous African-American abolitionist and champion of women's rights tells of her life in slavery, her self-liberation, and her tireless campaign for racial and sexual equality.
"Synopsis" by , One of the most important documents of slavery ever written, this landmark in the literature of African-American women is the eloquent autobiography of a woman who became a pioneer in the struggles for racial and sexual equality. The spiritual, inspiring narrative bears witness to Sojourner Truth's 30 years as a slave in upstate New York.
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