Frederick Douglass abolitionist and reformer by Rachael Phillips

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Published by Barbour Pub. in Uhrichsville, Ohio .

Written in English

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  • Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.,
  • African American abolitionists -- Biography.,
  • Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 202).

Book details

StatementRachael Phillips.
SeriesHeroes of the faith
LC ClassificationsE449.D75 P57 2000b
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6896268M
ISBN 101577486684
LC Control Number00697948

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I have read the Book with great interest. It shows what may be done, and has been done, by a man born under the most adverse circumstances.The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass was Douglass' third autobiography.

In it he was able to go into greater detail about his life as a slave and his escape from slavery, as he and his family were no longer in any danger from the reception of his work.

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