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The Life of an American Slave

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Published by Tantor Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Historical - U.S,
  • People of Color,
  • Biography & Autobiography / People of Color,
  • Biography & Autobiography/Historical - General,
  • Chronological Period/19th Century,
  • Ethnic Orientation/African-American,
  • Social Science/Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Social Science/General,
  • Unabridged Audio / Autobiography/Biography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJonathan Reese (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMP3 CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8365503M
    ISBN 101400150477
    ISBN 109781400150472
    OCLC/WorldCa70860160


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"The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass: Written by Himself" by Frederick Douglass is an outstanding autobiography of the former slave and abolitionist. Frederick Douglass is a larger-than-life figure and one of the most important leaders of the 19th Century United States/5.

This is a brief life story, written inby an ex-slave. At the time of writing he was technically an escaped slave. He later had his freedom bought for him by some English people. Douglass is a very intelligent, brave and resourceful The Life of an American Slave book and he describes slavery in Maryland, a state supposedly kinder to slaves than the deep South/5(2K).

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The book was an incredible success/5(2K). Book Summary Douglass' Narrative begins with the The Life of an American Slave book facts he knows about his birth and parentage; his father is a slave owner and his mother is a slave named Harriet Bailey.

One of the most famous slave narratives, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, details the life of one of the most active abolitionists to have ever lived.

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An excellent read, overall/5(). The American Slave Coast tells the horrific story of how the slavery business in the United States made the reproductive labor of “breeding women” essential to the expansion of the nation.

The book shows how slaves’ children, and their children’s children, were human savings accounts that were the basis of money and by: Published by Tantor Media. Frederick Douglass wrote three autobiographies during his life.

Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglas, an American Slave, written inis, perhaps, the most famous. The others were My Bondage and My Freedom () and Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (, revised ).4/5.

Both a memoir and abolitionist statement, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave () is considered one of the most important and influential writings of the abolitionist movement of the early 19th century in the United States.

The book details the events of Douglass's life. The preeminent American slave narrative first published inFrederick Douglass’s Narrative powerfully details the life of the abolitionist from his birth into slavery in to his escape to the North inhow he endured the daily physical and spiritual brutalities of his owners and driver, how he learned to read and write, and how he grew into a man who could only live free or die.

This is a brief life story, written inby an ex-slave. At the time of writing he was technically an escaped slave.

He later had his freedom bought for him by some English people. Douglass is a very intelligent, brave and resourceful man and he describes slavery in Maryland, a state supposedly kinder to slaves than the deep South/5(2K). Douglass recounts that during slavery, he and his people were denied life's fundamentals: faith, family, education, the capacity for bold action, a sense of community, and personal identity.

Douglass saw reclamation of these things as the key to his and his people's survival, redemption, and salvation/5(). Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave Kindle Edition.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more/5(2K). Read Chapter 1 of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass.

The text begins: I was born in Tuckahoe, near Hillsborough, and about twelve miles from Easton, in Talbot county, Maryland.

I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it. By far the larger part of the slaves know as little of. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave was published inless than seven years after Douglass escaped from slavery.

The book was an instant success, selling 4, copies in the first four months. This book was first published in and reprinted in the s. Scholars initially doubted it was written by a slave. Thankfully, Harvard University Press authenticated and published findings of the s, and Jean Fagan Yellin, Harriet Jacobs' biographer, dug up proof of the authenticity of this autobiography through letters and documents/5.

The best-known and most influential book by an escaped slave was "The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave," which was first published in Douglass had been born into slavery in on the eastern shore of Maryland, and after successfully escaping insettled in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Narrative of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, by Frederick Douglass, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras/5(30).

Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave Contributor Names Douglass, Frederick, Garrison, William Lloyd, Created / Published Boston: Anti-Slavery Office, Subject Headings. Read The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass online by Frederick Douglass atthe free online library full of thousands of classic books.

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It is generally held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the same period.

In factual detail, the text 5/5(1). To expand his audience and to document the authenticity of his story, Douglass published his autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, in The book was critically acclaimed and sold well both in the United States and in Europe/5(68).

Douglass considers the move to Baltimore a turning point in his life, one which he attributes to divine providence; we should not overlook the fact that Douglass' religion frames the entire Narative.

As we shall see later, the Narrative presents a battle of two religions — between Douglass' religion and the Christianity of slaveholders. Immediately download the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself.

A map of the United States that shows 'free states,' 'slave states,' and 'undecided' ones, as it appeared in the book 'American Slavery and Colour,' by William Chambers, Stock Montage/Getty.

And he exposes the "man-thief" (the slave trader) who lives very well from the profits of his trade. Finally, Douglass states that he hopes his little book will shed light on the institution of slavery and hasten its end.

He pledges to fight for his "sacred cause" with the power of "truth, love, and justice." Analysis. : Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, Written by Himself (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) () by Blight, David W.

and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(64). Published seven years after his escape from slavery, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave () is a powerful account of the cruelty and oppression of the Maryland plantation culture into which Frederick Douglass was born.

It brought him to the forefront of the antislavery movement and drew thousands, black and white, to the cause. 17 videos Play all Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Book Analysis Shmoop The Declaration of Independence (as read by Max McLean) - Duration: Scott Bacherviews.

First published inthe Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass became Frederick Douglass's most well known work. It is as the name implies his autobiography. Frederick Douglass was born a. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave Frederick Douglass Full view - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave/5(10).

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Read Chapter 2 of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass. The text begins: My master's family consisted of two sons, Andrew and Richard; one daughter, Lucretia, and her husband, Captain Thomas Auld.

They lived in one house, upon the home plantation of Colonel Edward Lloyd. My master was Colonel Lloyd's clerk and.

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To order a copy for £, go to or. The horrors of slavery, James Phillips, ). The descriptions of the slave trade and treatment of slaves are brought to life by seven strikingly vivid vignettes depicting slaves being whipped, sold, tortured, and separated from their families.

and apply your knowledge of American history in order to answer these questions. Slavery as a Mythologized Institution; Slavery in the United States; The Fugitive Slave Act; Slavery in Maryland; Douglass' Canonical Status and the Heroic Tale; Douglass' Other Autobiographies; Study Help; Quiz; Full Glossary for The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave; Essay Questions; Cite this Literature Note.

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The book, published inoriginally entitled Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written By Himself, was met with disbelief when it initially came out. Few could believe that an African American slave could write so eloquently and have such perfect use of the English language.4/5(11).

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