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My Bondage and My Freedom (Penguin Classics)

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Ex-slave Frederick Douglass's second autobiography-written after ten years of reflection following his legal emancipation in 1846 and his break with his mentor William Lloyd Garrison-catapulted Douglass into the international spotlight as the foremost spokesman for American blacks, both freed and slave. Written during his celebrated career as a speaker and newspaper editor, My Bondage and My Freedom reveals the author of the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845) grown more mature, forceful, analytical, and complex with a deepened commitment to the fight for equal rights and liberties.

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by John David Smith"

Synopsis:

Written ten years after his legal emancipation, this book catapulted Frederick Douglass into the international spotlight as a leading spokesperson for American blacks, both freed and in slavery.

Synopsis:

Ex-slave Frederick Douglass's second autobiography-written after ten years of reflection following his legal emancipation in 1846 and his break with his mentor William Lloyd Garrison-catapulted Douglass into the international spotlight as the foremost spokesman for American blacks, both freed and slave. Written during his celebrated career as a speaker and newspaper editor, My Bondage and My Freedom reveals the author of the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845) grown more mature, forceful, analytical, and complex with a deepened commitment to the fight for equal rights and liberties.

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by John David Smith

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [lvii]-lx).

About the Author

Frederick Douglass, an outspoken abolitionist, was born into slavery in 1818 and, after his escape in 1838, repeatedly risked his own freedom as an antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher.

John David Smith is Distinguished Professor of History and Director of the Masters in Public History Program at North Carolina State University.

John David Smith is Distinguished Professor of History and Director of the Masters in Public History Program at North Carolina State University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140439182
Introduction:
Smith, John David
Author:
Smith, John David
Introduction by:
Smith, John David
Introduction:
Smith, John David
Author:
Douglass, Frederick
Author:
Smith, John David
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Fugitive slaves
Subject:
Slaves
Subject:
Plantation life
Subject:
Antislavery movements
Subject:
Abolitionists
Subject:
African American abolitionists
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Antislavery movements -- United States.
Subject:
Abolitionists -- United States.
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
1420
Publication Date:
20030231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
7.80x5.05x.80 in. .67 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 432 pages Penguin Books - English 9780140439182 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Written ten years after his legal emancipation, this book catapulted Frederick Douglass into the international spotlight as a leading spokesperson for American blacks, both freed and in slavery.
"Synopsis" by , Ex-slave Frederick Douglass's second autobiography-written after ten years of reflection following his legal emancipation in 1846 and his break with his mentor William Lloyd Garrison-catapulted Douglass into the international spotlight as the foremost spokesman for American blacks, both freed and slave. Written during his celebrated career as a speaker and newspaper editor, My Bondage and My Freedom reveals the author of the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845) grown more mature, forceful, analytical, and complex with a deepened commitment to the fight for equal rights and liberties.

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by John David Smith

"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. [lvii]-lx).
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