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A MAN WHO OVERCAME THE BONDS OF SLAVERY TO BECOME A SPOKESMAN FOR HIS PEOPLE.<P>Historically acknowledged as one of America's most powerful and persuasive orators, Booker T. Washington consistently challenged the forces of racial prejudice at a time when such behavior from a black man was unheard of. While he mollified white leaders by publicly agreeing with their racist views of social parity, he also worked tirelessly to convince blacks to work together as one people in order to improve their lives and the future of their race. Up From Slavery is the dramatic autobiographical account of how one man stood fast against the social and idealogical bias prevalent in his day. It tells the story of Washington's unique American experience — a struggle that he began as a slave and never gave up. From his fight for education to his founding of the world-renowned Tuskegee Institute, Washington's Up From Slavery is one of the most significant and defining works in American literature.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451527547
Introduction:
Reed, Ishmael
Author:
Reed, Ishmael
Author:
Washington, Booker T.
Publisher:
Signet Classics
Location:
New York
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Educators
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Slaves
Subject:
Washington, booker t., 1856-1915
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Slaves' writings, American
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Educators -- United States.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Signet Classics Paperback
Series Volume:
105-642
Publication Date:
20000101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.84x3.96x.78 in. .28 lbs.

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