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...

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Main Author: Blight, David W. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2018.
Edition:First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Table of Contents:
  • 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
  • Ventures
  • 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.