Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 234
ISBN: 9781541548015
Available:
Release: 2019-01-01
Editor: First Avenue Editions ™
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In this acclaimed autobiography, Booker T. Washington makes a case for lifting up his race through education. Washington uses his personal story as the example, from his birth to slave parents on a Virginia plantation and his struggle to go to school to his adult achievements as a public speaker and black leader. Washington outlines more than forty years of his life, emphasizing how he overcame great obstacles in order to pursue his education at Hampton University. As an adult, he opened a school for black students in Tuskegee, Alabama, and later he established other successful vocational schools. Throughout the book, Washington describes his educational philosophy and his hopes and dreams for African Americans. This is an unabridged version of Booker T. Washington's life story, which was first published in 1901.

Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 224
ISBN:
Available:
Release: 2015-11-17
Editor: 谷月社
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery An Autobiography

Up from Slavery  An Autobiography
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 180
ISBN: 9783732645862
Available:
Release: 2018-04-05
Editor: BoD – Books on Demand
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Reproduction of the original: Up from Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington

Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 329
ISBN: PKEY:090AACB2387C784A
Available:
Release: 2019-09-26T17:49:03Z
Editor: Standard Ebooks
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Booker Taliaferro Washington began life as a slave in Virginia shortly before emancipation, but rose to become one of the most celebrated leaders the African American community has ever had. His principal occupation was as president of the Tuskegee Institute, which he founded in 1881, but he earned national renown as an orator, writer and political advisor. His address at the Atlanta Exposition was a pivotal moment in race relations in America. Washington believed deeply in the dignity of physical labor, and that merit and talent are eventually rewarded regardless of race or class. The Tuskegee Institution was primarily a technical college, and aimed to teach industrial skills in addition to academic training. Students built many of the buildings on the campus, grew the food that was eaten there, and even made the furniture, tools and vehicles used by the school. Up from Slavery was originally published as a serialized work in The Outlook, a Christian magazine based in New York, before being collected in a single volume in 1901. This edition includes an introduction by Walter H. Page, a future U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom. This book is part of the Standard Ebooks project, which produces free public domain ebooks.

Up From Slavery

Up From Slavery
Author: Booker T. Washington,General Press
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9789387669772
Available:
Release: 2018-05-25
Editor: GENERAL PRESS
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Booker T. Washington, the most recognized national leader, orator and educator, emerged from slavery in the deep south, to work for the betterment of African Americans in the post Reconstruction period. "Up From Slavery" is an autobiography of Booker T. Washington’s life and work, which has been the source of inspiration for all Americans. Washington reveals his inner most thoughts as he transitions from ex-slave to teacher and founder of one of the most important schools for African Americans in the south, The Tuskegee Industrial Institute. Booker T. Washington’s words are profound. Washington includes the address he gave at the Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition in 1895, which made him a national figure. He imparts ‘gems of wisdom’ throughout the book, which are relevant to Americans who aspire to achieve great attainments in life. Listeners will appreciate the impassioned delivery of the reader, Andrew L. Barnes. Legacy Audio is proud to present this audio book production of "Up From Slavery" by Booker T. Washington.

Up from Slavery 1901 An Autobiography

Up from Slavery  1901    An Autobiography
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 120
ISBN: 1717199739
Available:
Release: 2018-04-20
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Booker Taliaferro Washington was an African-American political leader, educator and author. He was one of the dominant figures in African-American history from 1890 to 1915. He was born into slavery at the community of Hale's Ford in Franklin County, Virginia. As a young man he made his way east from West Virginia to obtain schooling at Hampton in eastern Virginia at a school established to train teachers. In his later years, Dr. Washington became a leading educator and was a prominent and popular spokesperson for African American citizens of the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century. Although labeled by some activists as an "accommodator," his work cooperating with white people and enlisting the support of wealthy philanthropists helped raise funds to establish and operate dozens of small community schools and institutions of higher education for the betterment of black persons throughout the south. Within the context of the times he did much to improve the friendship and working relationship between the races.

Three African American Classics

Three African American Classics
Author: W. E. B. Du Bois,Frederick Douglass,Booker T. Washington
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780486131115
Available:
Release: 2012-03-07
Editor: Courier Corporation
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Essential reading for students of African-American history includes autobiographies of former slaves Washington and Douglass, plus Du Bois' landmark essays, which counsel an aggressive approach to civil rights.

Three African American Classics

Three African American Classics
Author: Booker T. Washington,W. E. B. Du Bois,Frederick Douglass
Pages: 426
ISBN: 9780486457574
Available:
Release: 2007-02-02
Editor: Courier Corporation
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

"This Dover edition ...is an original compilation of unabridged editions of the following works"--T.p. verso.

Up from Slavery 1901 by

Up from Slavery  1901   by
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 120
ISBN: 153992761X
Available:
Release: 2016-11-04
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his personal experiences in working to rise from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing vocational schools-most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama-to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and Native Americans. He describes his efforts to instill manners, breeding, health and a feeling of dignity to students. His educational philosophy stresses combining academic subjects with learning a trade (something which is reminiscent of the educational theories of John Ruskin). Washington explained that the integration of practical subjects is partly designed to reassure the white community as to the usefulness of educating black people. This book was first released as a serialized work in 1900 through The Outlook, a Christian newspaper of New York. This work was serialized because this meant that during the writing process, Washington was able to hear critiques and requests from his audience and could more easily adapt his paper to his diverse audience.Up from Slavery chronicles more than forty years of Washington's life: from slave to schoolmaster to the face of southern race relations. In this text, Washington climbs the social ladder through hard, manual labor, a decent education, and relationships with great people. Throughout the text, he stresses the importance of education for the black population as a reasonable tactic to ease race relations in the South... Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 - November 14, 1915) was an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community. Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. They were newly oppressed in the South by disenfranchisement and the Jim Crow discriminatory laws enacted in the post-Reconstruction Southern states in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His base was the Tuskegee Institute, a historically black college in Alabama. As lynchings in the South reached a peak in 1895, Washington gave a speech, known as the "Atlanta compromise," which brought him national fame. He called for black progress through education and entrepreneurship, rather than trying to challenge directly the Jim Crow segregation and the disenfranchisement of black voters in the South. Washington mobilized a nationwide coalition of middle-class blacks, church leaders, and white philanthropists and politicians, with a long-term goal of building the community's economic strength and pride by a focus on self-help and schooling. But, secretly, he also supported court challenges to segregation and passed on funds raised for this purpose.Black militants in the North, led by W. E. B. Du Bois, at first supported the Atlanta compromise but after 1909, they set up the NAACP to work for political change. They tried with limited success to challenge Washington's political machine for leadership in the black community but also built wider networks among white allies in the North. Decades after Washington's death in 1915, the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s took a more active and militant approach, which was also based on new grassroots organizations based in the South, such as CORE, SNCC and SCLC....

Up from Slavery Abridged and simplified by M E Carter Illustrated by J C B Knight

Up from Slavery     Abridged and simplified by M  E  Carter     Illustrated by J  C  B  Knight
Author: Booker T. Washington,Mabel Esther CARTER
Pages: 7
ISBN: OCLC:504632605
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Release: 1951
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Grammardog Guide to Up From Slavery

Grammardog Guide to Up From Slavery
Author: Mary Jane McKinney
Pages: 57
ISBN: 9781608570058
Available:
Release: 2007-11
Editor: Grammardog LLC
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Grammardog Teacher's Guide contains 16 quizzes for this autobiography. All sentences are from the autobiography. Quizzes include famous quotes: "In all things that are purely social we can be as separate as the fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress." " . . . a man cannot learn the exercise of self-government by ceasing to vote any more than a boy can learn to swim by keeping out of the water." "I think that the according of the full exercise of political rights is going to be a matter of natural, slow growth, not an overnight gourd-vine affair."

Working With the Hands

Working With the Hands
Author: Booker T Washington
Pages: 154
ISBN: 9798733569437
Available:
Release: 2021-04-14
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The worth of work with the hands as an uplifting power in real education was first brought home to me with striking emphasis when I was a student at the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, which was at that time under the direction of the late General S. C. Armstrong. But I recall with interest an experience, earlier than my Hampton training, along similar lines of enlightenment, which came to me when I was a child. Soon after I was made free by the proclamation of Abraham Lincoln, there came the new opportunity to attend a public school at my home town in West Virginia. When the teacher said that the chief purpose of education was to enable one to speak and write the English language correctly, the statement found lodgment in my mind and stayed there. While at the time I could not put my thoughts into words clearly enough to express instinctive disagreement with my teacher, this definition did not seem adequate, it grated harshly upon my young ears, and I had reasons for feeling that education ought to do more for a boy than merely to teach him to read and write.

The Future of the American Negro

The Future of the American Negro
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 244
ISBN: HARVARD:32044024308157
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Release: 1899
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Aims to put in more definite & permanent form the ideas regarding the negro & his future which the author expressed many times on the public platform & through the press & magazines.

Up From Slavery

Up From Slavery
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: OCLC:1181865192
Available:
Release: 2015
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915) was born into slavery in Virginia. After emancipation he worked his way through college, attending the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (today, Hampton University) and Wayland Seminary, became a teacher; then was chosen to be the first leader of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, a position he held the rest of his life. As educator, orator and author, he was a dominant leader of the African American community and gained national prominence after his "Atlanta Address of 1895," in which he spoke about the topic of race relations. His autobiography, Up From Slavery, which is still widely read today, was one of fourteen books he published. This classic documentary features actor Charles Dumas portraying Washington in an award-winning, one-man play based on that book. Here we are given an idea of the integrity, power and charisma of this influential leader, the first African American invited to the White House, who committed much of his life to improving the relationship between blacks and whites.

Kindred

Kindred
Author: Octavia E. Butler
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9780807083703
Available:
Release: 2004-02-01
Editor: Beacon Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The visionary author’s masterpiece pulls us—along with her Black female hero—through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now. Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, long before it has a chance to begin.

INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL

INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL
Author: Harriet Jacobs
Pages: 231
ISBN: 9788027221400
Available:
Release: 2017-10-06
Editor: e-artnow
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" was one of the first books to address the struggle for freedom by female slaves; explore their struggles with sexual harassment and abuse; and their effort to protect their roles as women and mothers. After being overshadowed by the Civil War, the novel was rediscovered in the late 20th century and since then hasn't been out of print ever. It is one of the seminal books written on the theme of slavery from a woman's point of view and appreciated worldwide academically as well. Excerpt: "Reader be assured this narrative is no fiction. I am aware that some of my adventures may seem incredible; but they are, nevertheless, strictly true. I have not exaggerated the wrongs inflicted by Slavery; on the contrary, my descriptions fall far short of the facts. I have concealed the names of places, and given persons fictitious names. I had no motive for secrecy on my own account, but I deemed it kind and considerate towards others to pursue this course...." Harriet Jacobs (1813–1897) was an African-American writer who was formerly a fugitive slave. To save her family and her own identity from being found out, she used the pseudonym of Linda Brent and wrote secretly during the night.

The Other Slavery

The Other Slavery
Author: Andrés Reséndez
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780544602670
Available:
Release: 2016-04-12
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“The Other Slavery is nothing short of an epic recalibration of American history, one that’s long overdue…In addition to his skills as a historian and an investigator, Résendez is a skilled storyteller with a truly remarkable subject. This is historical nonfiction at its most important and most necessary.”—Literary Hub, 20 Best Works of Nonfiction of the Decade​ “Long-awaited and important . . . No other book before has so thoroughly related the broad history of Indian slavery in the Americas.”—San Francisco Chronicle “A necessary work . . . [Reséndez’s] reportage will likely surprise you.”—NPR “One of the most profound contributions to North American history.”—Los Angeles Times Since the time of Columbus, Indian slavery was illegal in much of the American continent. Yet, as Andrés Reséndez illuminates in his myth-shattering The Other Slavery, it was practiced for centuries as an open secret. There was no abolitionist movement to protect the tens of thousands of Natives who were kidnapped and enslaved by the conquistadors. Reséndez builds the incisive case that it was mass slavery—more than epidemics—that decimated Indian populations across North America. Through riveting new evidence, including testimonies of courageous priests, rapacious merchants, and Indian captives, The Other Slavery reveals nothing less than a key missing piece of American history. For over two centuries we have fought over, abolished, and tried to come to grips with African American slavery. It is time for the West to confront an entirely separate, equally devastating enslavement we have long failed truly to see. “Beautifully written . . . A tour de force.”—Chronicle of Higher Education

Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 210
ISBN: 1523628529
Available:
Release: 2016-01-21
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

This Squid Ink Classic includes the full text of the work plus MLA style citations for scholarly secondary sources, peer-reviewed journal articles and critical essays for when your teacher requires extra resources in MLA format for your research paper.

From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World

From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World
Author: Sylvia R. Frey,Betty Wood
Pages: 184
ISBN: 9781317952053
Available:
Release: 2013-10-18
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This collection examines the effects of slavery and emancipation on race, class and gender in societies of the American South, the Caribbean, Latin America and West Africa. The contributors discuss what slavery has to teach us about patterns of adjustment and change, black identity and the extent to which enslaved peoples succeeded in creating a dynamic world of interaction between the Americas. They examine how emancipation was defined, how it affected attitudes towards slavery, patterns of labour usage and relationships between workers as well as between workers and their former owners.

Booker T Washington Collection

Booker T  Washington Collection
Author: Booker T Washington
Pages: 374
ISBN: 1609425073
Available:
Release: 2019-03
Editor: Self
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Here you will find 3 books by Washington including Washington's most known book, Up from Slavery. The other books are The Negro Problem, a collection of essays by prominent black American writers, The Future of the American Negro, and a short text about the history of slavery (originally The Story of Slavery), which was included as an appendix.