Frederick Douglass : prophet of freedom / David W. Blight.
"The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era. As a young man Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) escape...
New York :
Simon & Schuster,
|Edition:||First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.|
- First things
- A childhood of extremes
- The silver trump of knowledge
- Baltimore dreams
- Now for mischief!
- Living a new life
- This Douglass!
- Garrisonian in mind and body
- The thought of writing for a book!
- Send back the money!
- Demagogue in black
- My faithful friend Julia
- By the rivers of Babylon
- My voice, my pen, or my vote
- John Brown could die for the slave
- Secession : taught by events
- The kindling spirit of his battle cry
- The anthem of the redeemed
- Men of color to arms!
- Abolition war, abolition peace
- Sacred efforts
- Othello's occupation was gone
- All the leeches that feed on you
- What will peace among the whites bring?
- An important and lucrative office
- Joys and sorrows at Cedar Hill
- Watchman, what of the night?
- Born traveler
- Haiti : servant between two masters
- If American conscience were only half-alive
- Epilogue: Then Douglass passed.