Published January 29, 1972
by Greenwood Press .
Written in English
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American Slavery as It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses is a book written by the American abolitionist Theodore Dwight Weld, his wife Angelina Grimké, and her sister Sarah Grimké, which was published in A key figure in the abolitionist movement, Weld was a white New lfcmalta.com wife, Angelina, and sister-in-law Sarah, were from a Southern slave-owning family; both women were Published: American Anti-Slavery Society. Jul 12, · This classic of American literature, a dramatic autobiography of the early life of an American slave, was first published in , when its author had just achieved his freedom. It is a story that shocked the world with its first-hand account of the horrors of slavery. The book /5(K). American Book Award Winner The American Slave Coast offers a provocative vision of US history from earliest colonial times through emancipation that presents even the most familiar events and figures in a revealing new light. Authors Ned and Constance Sublette tell the brutal story of how the slavery industry made the reproductive labor of the people it referred to as/5. Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and in-depth analyses of Frederick Douglass, Sophia Auld, and Edward Covey. Find the quotes you need to support your essay, or.
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass, a free text and ebook for easy online reading, study, and reference. "You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man.". May 22, · T he slave trade and its legacy has become an important sub-theme in this series. If there is one African American who can make the strongest claim to be the godfather of the literature derived. Douglass' Narrative begins with the few facts he knows about his birth and parentage; his father is a slave owner and his mother is a slave named Harriet Bailey. Here and throughout the autobiography, Douglass highlights the common practice of white slave owners raping slave women, both to satisfy their sexual hungers and to expand their slave populations. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave was published in , less than seven years after Douglass escaped from slavery. The book was .
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