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The Frederick Douglass encyclopedia

Julius Eric Thompson

The Frederick Douglass encyclopedia

by Julius Eric Thompson

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Published by Greenwood Press in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJulius E. Thompson, James L. Conyers, Jr., and Nancy J. Dawson, editors
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE449.D75 F76 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 246 p. :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24534230M
ISBN 10031331988X
ISBN 109780313319884
LC Control Number2009038719
OCLC/WorldCa422757463

Moreover, in The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (), the portion of the book devoted to the period through remains materially unchanged from My Bondage and My Freedom. There can be little doubt that the latter is Douglass's definitive account of himself although, regrettably, it is the earlier, shorter, more Garrisonian, and less. In his third autobiography, American abolitionist, editor, orator, author, statesman, and reformer Frederick Douglass reflected upon his life, observing that he had lived several lives in one: first, the life of slavery; secondly, the life of a fugitive from slavery; thirdly, the life of comparative freedom; fourthly, the life of conflict and battle; and fifthly, the life of victory, if not.

Douglass, Frederick ([sic]) Black leader. Frederick Douglass was the most important black American leader of the 19th century. He was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, in Talbot County, on Maryland's Eastern Shore in [sic], the son of . FREDERICK DOUGLASS (), American orator and journalist, was born in Tuckahoe, Talbot (Family)|Talbot county, Maryland, probably in February His mother was a negro slave of exceptional intelligence, and his father was a white man. Until nearly eight years of age, he was under the care of his grandmother; then he lived for a year on the plantation of Colonel Edward Lloyd, of whose.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Summary. Douglass's Narrative is like a highway map, showing us the road from slavery to freedom. At the beginning of the book, Douglass is a slave in both body and mind. When the book ends, he gets both his legal freedom and frees his mind. And if the book is like a highway map, then the mile markers are a series of "epiphanies," or moments of. Get this from a library! The Frederick Douglass encyclopedia. [Julius Eric Thompson; James L Conyers, Jr.; Nancy J Dawson;] -- Like no other reference before it, The Frederick Douglass Encyclopedia celebrates and investigates the life, writings, and activism of .


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The Frederick Douglass encyclopedia by Julius Eric Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

3: Frederick Douglass Excerpt from "The Inhumanity of Slavery" Lecture delivered in Rochester, New York, on December 8, Reprinted in Autobiographies, The national debate over slavery intensified during the s as the United States added huge new territories that could potentially become new slave states.

At that time in the nation's history, the country was becoming sharply. The Frederick Douglass Encyclopedia offers more than alphabetically organized entries covering Douglass's extraordinary journey from childhood in bondage to forceful spokesperson for equality and freedom before, during, and after the Civil War.

In addition to biographical details, the book looks at the full breadth of Douglass's writings Author: Julius Eric Thompson, James L. Conyers, Nancy J. Dawson. The author of the most influential African American autobiography of his era rebelled against his enslavement in the South and rose through the ranks of the American antislavery movement in the North to become the most electrifying speaker and compelling writer produced by black America in the nineteenth century.

With the publication of the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an. Frederick Douglass, born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, (Febru – Febru ) was an American abolitionist, newspaper publisher, orator, author, statesman, and "The Sage of Anacostia" and "The Lion of Anacostia," Douglass was among the most prominent African-Americans of his time, and one of the most influential lecturers and authors in American history.

Douglass was at the forefront of the U.S. abolitionist movement in the 19th century, and he is particularly well known for his autobiography, "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself" (; revised and completed in as "Life and Times of Frederick Douglass"), which gives an account of his escape from slavery and his pursuit of literacy, education.

The Frederick Douglass Encyclopedia offers more than alphabetically organized entries covering Douglass's extraordinary journey from childhood in bondage to forceful spokesperson for equality and freedom before, during, and after the Civil War.

In addition to biographical details, the book looks at the full breadth of Douglass's writings. Unabridged Dover () republication of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, first published by The Anti-Slavery Office, Boston, New introductory Note.

Preface by abolitionist William Lloyd by:   Frederick Douglass was a leader in the abolitionist movement, an early champion of women’s rights and author of ‘Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.’.

The Frederick Douglass Encyclopedia offers more than alphabetically organized entries covering Douglass's extraordinary journey from childhood in bondage to forceful spokesperson for equality and freedom before, during, and after the Civil War. New book highlights Frederick Douglass’s embrace of the “self-made man” Posted on Febru Phoenix—Born a slave in FebruaryFrederick Douglass rose to become one of the nation’s foremost intellectuals—one who deserves to be placed alongside the Founding Fathers as one of the creators of the country as we know it.

Douglass, who had learned to read and write while still a slave, published his Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave inthe first of three autobiographies; My Bondage and My Freedom (), was a fuller version of the first book, and Life and Times of Frederick Douglass () described his later life as a Died: This reference work, The Frederick Douglass Encyclopedia, seeks to place the achievements, contributions, and the lifelong body of work of the leading African American activist and abolitionist of the nineteenth century before contemporary students, scholars, and the general is a work six years in the making and represents the efforts of over a hundred scholars committed to.

Frederick Douglass () was an African-American in the 19th century. He was born as a slave in Maryland, but learned to read and escaped to the North in the s.

He soon became an abolitionist (someone who wants to end slavery), and worked with other abolitionists such as William Lloyd was the most powerful speaker for : Febru (aged 77), Washington, D.C.

Frederick Douglass was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey in Talbot County, Maryland, possibly in February His father was an unknown white man; his mother, Harriet Bailey, was a slave. He was separated from her and raised by her elderly parents. The Frederick Douglass Encyclopedia offers more than alphabetically organized entries covering Douglass's extraordinary journey from childhood in bondage to forceful spokesperson for equality and freedom before, during, and after the Civil War.

In addition to biographical details, the book looks at the full breadth of Douglass's writings Reviews: 2. WBO Student Loading. Introduction. No doubt, the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is an motivating story with reference to a man’s escape from slavery.

This is an autobiography of Frederick Douglass taking place in the nineteenth century. Frederick Bailey, his birth name, was a slave in Maryland who made an escape to New York, and eventually to Massachusetts.

Frederick Douglass synonyms, Frederick Douglass pronunciation, Frederick Douglass translation, English dictionary definition of Frederick Douglass. Noun 1. Frederick Douglass - United States abolitionist who escaped from slavery and became an influential writer and lecturer in the North Douglass.

Frederick Douglass, Upper Marlboro, Maryland. 30, likes 14 talking about this were here. Frederick Douglass was an African-American social 5/5(45). It is impossible to understand America without understanding the history of African Americans.

In nearly seven hundred entries, the Encyclopedia of African American History, documents the full range of the African American experience during that period—from the arrival of the first slave ship to the death of Frederick Douglass—and shows how all aspects of American culture.

quotes from Frederick Douglass: 'Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.', 'It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.', and 'I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.'.

Ultimately, then, for Frederick Douglass reading meant freedom. His ability to read a text, to synthesize that information, and then let it change his thoughts and compel him to action directly led to his fight against slavery, both as an individual man seeking his own freedom, and later as a statesman, fighting for the rights of his fellow : Jeremy Anderberg.Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass that was is a memoir by Frederick Douglass that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

Summary & Analysis. Preface by William Lloyd Garrison & Letter from Wendell Phillips. Chapters I–II. Chapters III–IV. Chapters V–VI.