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This second edition of Douglass's Narrative reprints this classic document together with speeches and letters, all in a volume designed for undergraduate students. An extensive introduction places the Narrative in its historical and literary contexts with annotations on needed background.

About the Author

David W. Blight is Professor of History at Yale University; he taught at Amherst College for thirteen years. His scholarly work is concentrated on nineteenth-century America, with a special interest in the Civil War and Reconstruction, African-American history, and American intellectual and cultural history. He has lectured widely on Frederick Douglass and served as a consultant to documentary films on African-American history, including the PBS television film Frederick Douglass: When the Lion Wrote History. His book, Frederick Douglass' Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee is an award-winning intellectual biography of Douglass and a study of the meaning of the Civil War. His work Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory was awarded the Bancroft Prize in American History, the Lincoln Prize, and the Frederick Douglass Prize, as well as four awards from the Organization of American Historians. He is the author of numerous essays on abolitionism and African American intellectual history, and his latest work is a colelction of essays entitled Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory, and the Civil War.

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Table of Contents

  Foreword

  Preface

    

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312257378
Subtitle:
An American Slave, Written by Himself
Editor:
Blight, David W.
Introduction by:
Blight, David W.
Introduction:
Blight, David W.
Editor:
Blight, David W.
Author:
Douglass, Frederick
Author:
Blight, David W.
Introduction:
Blight, David W.
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
General History
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Slaves -- United States.
Subject:
Abolitionists -- United States.
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Bedford Series in History & Culture
Publication Date:
20021225
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
188
Dimensions:
8.27 x 5.48 x 0.28 in

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