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∞ Read  Format Kindle [ Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (English Edition) ] For Free ↦ Kindle By David W Blight ∋ ∞ Read Format Kindle [ Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (English Edition) ] For Free ↦ Kindle By David W Blight ∋ A stunning achievement Blight captures an icon in full humanity From riveting drama in slavery and Civil War, his Douglass rises into clairvoyant genius on the blinkered centrality of race in our struggle for freedom Taylor Branch, Pulitzer Prize winning author of America in the King Years David Blights incandescent Frederick Douglass is a monumental achievement of biographical empathy, historical context, and grim comprehensiveness, a much awaited masterpiece of a life that emblematized slavery as the problem of the 19th century, as was race that of Du Boiss 20th, the legacy of both the problem of our 21st century David Levering Lewis, Pulitzer Prize winning author of W.E.B Du Bois The Biography of a Race, 1868 1919 Frederick Douglass Prophet of Freedom is a triumphelegantly written, with much new material about one of the most famous and important men in modern history David Blight has created a vibrant and convincing portrait of a towering figure who was also, Blight says, thoroughly and beautifully human A great American gets the stellar biography he deserves from one our countrys greatest historians Annette Gordon Reed, Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Hemingses of Monticello An American Family This much anticipated biography of the foremost black leader and one of the greatest Americans of the nineteenth century fully lives up to and even exceeds high expectations It is a work not only of stunning scholarship but also of literary artistry Davis Blightsand Frederick Douglasssachievements have immeasurably enriched our understanding of slavery, abolitionism, the Civil War, and Reconstruction James M McPherson, Pulitzer Prize winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom The Civil War Era David Blight brilliantly illustrates both the perils and possibilities of our national history through a rich and humane portrait of a man and his times This is a remarkable book about a remarkable American and his enduring impact Drew Gilpin Faust, former president, Harvard University, and author of This Republic of Suffering Death and the American Civil War No American of his generation did than Douglass, both in word and deed, to propel his people, and the nation, toward a reckoning with its original sin Now he is brought vividly and delightfully to life once in the flesh and bones of this masterful biography by one of our greatest historians Frederick Douglass Prophet of Freedom is a monumental achievement, a must read for anyone charting the history of a democracy when it is most severely under attack Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor, Harvard UniversityThe 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 escaped from slavery in Balti, Maryland He was fortunate to have been taught to read by his slave owner mistress, and he would go on to become one of the major literary figures of his time He wrote three versions of his autobiography over the course of his lifetime and published his own newspaper His very existence gave the lie to slave owners with dignity and great intelligence he bore witness to the brutality of slavery Initially mentored by William Lloyd Garrison, Douglass spoke widely, often to large crowds, using his own story to condemn slavery He broke with Garrison to become a political abolitionist, a Republican, and eventually a Lincoln supporter By the Civil War and during Reconstruction, Douglass became the most famed and widely travelled orator in the nation He denounced the premature end of Reconstruction and the emerging Jim Crow era In his unique and eloquent voice, written and spoken, Douglass was a fierce critic of the United States as well as a radical patriot He sometimes argued politically with younger African Americans, but he never forsook either the Republican party or the cause of black civil and political rights In this remarkable biography, David Blight has drawn on new information held in a private collection that few other historian have consulted, as well as recently discovered issues of Douglasss newspapers Blight tells the fascinating story of Douglasss two marriages and his complex extended family Douglass was not only an astonishing man of words, but a thinker steeped in Biblical story and theology There has not been a major biography of Douglass in a quarter century David Blights Frederick Douglass affords this important American the distinguished biography he deserves. 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    • 912 pages
    • Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (English Edition)
    • David W Blight
    • Anglais
    • 2016-02-06T18:06+02:00