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Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery

by Booker T Washington

Booker T. Washington was one of the most important figures in the campaign for racial equality in the U.S.A. He believed in co-operation rather than confrontation and his Atlanta Compromise address in 1895 is regarded as one of the most important speeches in American history. Born into slavery in Virginia, Washington was freed at the age of nine ...

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Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington

Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington

by Booker T Washington

"This volume is the outgrowth of a series of articles dealing with incidents in [the author's] life, which were published consecutively in the 'Outlook'"--Preface.

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Three African-American Classics: Up from Slavery, the Souls of Black Folk and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Three African-American Classics: Up from Slavery, the Souls of Black Folk and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

by W E B Du Bois, PH.D., Frederick Douglass, Booker T Washington

This essential collection comprises a trio of the most influential African-American writings of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Exploring such themes as slavery and its abolition, the struggle for equality, and the impassioned rise from bondage to international recognition, each landmark book is a founding work in the civil rights ...

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Up from Slavery: An Autobiography

Up from Slavery: An Autobiography

by Booker T Washington

Born into slavery on a Virginia plantation, Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) educated himself tirelessly in the years after the American Civil War. In 1881, he was appointed head of the Tuskegee Institute, a teacher-training college for African Americans. As a writer, orator and fundraiser, he became one of the leading figures of the black ...

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The Negro Problem

The Negro Problem

by Booker T Washington

This is a collection of seven essays by prominent Black American writers, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and Booker T. Washington, edited by Washington himself. It was first published in 1903, covering topics as law, education, disenfranchisement, and Black Americans' place in American society.

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Up from Slavery: Collector's Edition

Up from Slavery: Collector's Edition

by Booker T Washington

In Up from Slavery, Booker T. Washington describes the extreme difficulties and obstacles he had to overcome to acquire an education and to help other black people and people of minorities to do so as well. This book is an invitation to the underdog to aim for excellence, with no excuses.

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The Civil Rights Reader: American Literature from Jim Crow to Reconciliation

The Civil Rights Reader: American Literature from Jim Crow to Reconciliation

by Amy Schmidt, Julie Buckner Armstrong (Editor), Booker T Washington (Contributions by)

This anthology of drama, essays, fiction, and poetry presents a thoughtful, classroom-tested selection of the best literature for learning about the long civil rights movement. Including works by some of the most influential writers to engage issues of race and social justice, including James Baldwin, Flannery O'Connor, and Nikki Giovanni.

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The Booker T. Washington Collection: The Negro Problem, Up from Slavery, the Future of the American Negro, the History of Slavery

The Booker T. Washington Collection: The Negro Problem, Up from Slavery, the Future of the American Negro, the History of Slavery

by Booker T Washington

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.

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Character Building

Character Building

by Booker T Washington

This practical book by the former slave and founder of Tuskegee Institute shares keys to character building taken from the notes he compiled related to his Sunday Evening Talks to students and teachers during the early days of the Institute.

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My Larger Education; Being Chapters from My Experience

My Larger Education; Being Chapters from My Experience

by Booker T Washington

The celebrated leader describes his influences and proposes that most African Americans would benefit from a practical trade rather than a liberal arts education, a position that ignited an enduring debate.

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Working with the Hands: Being a Sequel to Up from Slavery, Covering the Author's Experiences in Industrial Training at Tuskegee

Working with the Hands: Being a Sequel to Up from Slavery, Covering the Author's Experiences in Industrial Training at Tuskegee

by Booker T Washington

Excerpt from Working With the Hands: Being a Sequel to "Up From Slavery," Covering the Author's Experiences in Industrial Training at Tuskegee Methods employed to develop it. This little volume is the result, in part, of an attempt to answer these. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. ...

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Story of the Negro

Story of the Negro

by Booker T. Washington

Originally produced in two volumes, and published here for the first time in one paperback volume, the first part of The Story of the Negro covers Africa and the history of slavery in the United States while the second carries the history from the Civil War to the first part of the twentieth century.

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Up from Slavery: An Autobiography (Complete and unabridged.)

Up from Slavery: An Autobiography (Complete and unabridged.)

by Booker T Washington

Booker T. Washington (April 18, 1856 - November 14, 1915) was an African American educator, leader, author and orator and was an adviser to several US presidents. "Up from Slavery" is an essential African-American classics. (Unabridged)

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African-American Classic Three Book Set - The Souls of Black Folk, Up From Slavery, and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

African-American Classic Three Book Set - The Souls of Black Folk, Up From Slavery, and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

by W E B Du Bois, Booker T Washington, Frederick Douglass

Complete African-American Classic Three Book Set, includes The Souls of Black Folk, Up From Slavery, and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. The foundational civil rights works on race relations in America, the slave narratives, in their own voices. This is their story in one volume.

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Up from Slavery: The Autobiography of Booker T. Washington

Up from Slavery: The Autobiography of Booker T. Washington

by Booker T Washington

Nineteenth-century African American businessman, activist, and educator Booker Taliaferro Washington's Up from Slavery is one of the greatest American autobiographies ever written. Its mantras of black economic empowerment, land ownership, and self-help inspired generations of black leaders, including Marcus Garvey, Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X, and ...

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The Souls of Black Folk: With an Introductory Chapter by Booker T. Washington

The Souls of Black Folk: With an Introductory Chapter by Booker T. Washington

by W E B Du Bois, Booker T Washington

This vintage book contains W. E. B. Du Bois' 1903 work, "The Souls of Black Folk". A classic work of American history and sociology, it constitutes a seminal piece of African-American literary history. It contains essays chiefly on the subject of race and is based on the author's own experiences as an African-American in the late nineteenth ...

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The Future of the American Negro

The Future of the American Negro

by Booker T Washington

In this volume I shall not attempt to give the origin and history of the Negro race either in Africa or in America. My attempt is to deal only with conditions that now exist and bear a relation to the Negro in America and that are likely to exist in the future. In discussing the Negro, it is always to be borne in mind that, unlike all the other ...

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Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements

Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements

by Booker T Washington

Excerpt: ... teachers in the carpentry division. I had contracted, however, to do some work at Montgomery, Ala., and I could not accept the place offered. I spent about four months working at my trade in Montgomery, and was again reminded of the offer made me at 179 Tuskegee. I returned to Tuskegee, but did not remain long, as the Executive ...

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The Story of My Life and Work

The Story of My Life and Work

by Booker T Washington

Booker T. Washington's personal story, written at the height of personal renown and political influence. It is especially useful for its discussion of Washington's national role and his dealings with the Republican Party.

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My Larger Education

My Larger Education

by Booker T Washington

Booker T. Washington was an American political leader, educator and author of African ancestry, best known for his tenure as President of Tuskegee University. In My Larger Education, Washington writes on how he came by his positions on race relations describing the people who influenced him. Washington was constantly criticized by his ...

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The Negro in Business

The Negro in Business

by Booker T Washington

Orginally published: Boston: Hertel, Jenkins & Co., 1907.

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Up from Slavery.: Autobiography of Booker T. Washington

Up from Slavery.: Autobiography of Booker T. Washington

by Booker T Washington

Up From Slavery" is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton University, to his work establishing vocational schools-most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama-to helping black ...

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Booker T. Washingtons Own Story of His Life and Work

Booker T. Washingtons Own Story of His Life and Work

by Booker T Washington

CONTENTS: Birth and Early Childhood Boyhood in West Virginia Life at Hampton Institute How the First Six Years after Graduation from Hampton Were Spent The Beginning of the Work at Tuskegee The First Year at Tuskegee The Struggles and Success of the Workers at Tuskegee from 1882 to 1884 The History of Tuskegee from 1884 to 1894 Invited to Deliver ...

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An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work

An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work

by Booker T Washington

Many requests have been made of me to write something of the story of my life. Until recently I have never given much consideration to these requests, for the reason that I have never thought that I had done enough in the world to warrant anything in the way of an autobiography; and I hope that my life work, by reason of my present age, lies more ...

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Character Building: Being Addresses Delivered on Sunday Evenings to the Students of Tuskegee Institute

Character Building: Being Addresses Delivered on Sunday Evenings to the Students of Tuskegee Institute

by Booker T Washington

Excerpt from Character Building: Being Addresses Delivered on Sunday Evenings to the Students of Tuskegee Institute A number of years ago, when the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute was quite small, with only a few dozen students and two or three teachers, I began the practice of giving what were called Sunday Evening Talks to the students ...

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