The Most Influential Memoirs Of Former Slaves

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This edition brings to you the finest collection of personal memoirs from the true champions of liberty. With their powerful narratives, they have changed people's convictions about slavery and shook the very foundation of this social evil: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup The Underground Railroad The Willie Lynch Letter: The Making of Slave! Confessions of Nat Turner Narrative of Sojourner Truth Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, by Harriet Jacobs Harriet: The Moses of Her People History of Mary Prince Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom, by William and Ellen Craft Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom, by Louis Hughes Narrative of the Life of J. D. Green, a Runaway Slave Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington Narrative of Olaudah Equiano Behind The Scenes - 30 Years a Slave & 4 Years in the White House, by Elizabeth Keckley Father Henson's Story of His Own Life Fifty Years in Chains, by Charles Ball Twenty-Two Years a Slave and Forty Years a Freeman, by Austin Steward Narrative of the Life of Henry Bibb Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave Story of Mattie J. Jackson A Slave Girl's Story, by Kate Drumgoold From the Darkness Cometh the Light, by Lucy A. Delaney Narrative of the Life of Moses Grandy Narrative of Joanna; An Emancipated Slave, of Surinam Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown, Who Escaped in a 3x2 Feet Box Memoir and Poems of Phillis Wheatley Buried Alive For a Quarter of a Century - Life of William Walker Pictures of Slavery in Church and State Dying Speech of Stephen Smith Who Was Executed for Burglary Life of Joseph Mountain Charge of Aiding and Abetting in the Rescue of a Fugitive Slave Lynch Law in All Its Phases Duty of Disobedience to the Fugitive Slave Act Captain Canot Pearl Incident: Personal Memoir of Daniel Drayton History of Abolition of African Slave-Trade History of American Abolitionism

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Thomas Clarkson (1760–1846) was a pivotal figure in the abolitionist movement in Great Britain, renowned for his tireless efforts to end the transatlantic slave trade. Born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Clarkson set his sights on abolition after winning an essay competition at Cambridge University, which ignited his lifelong commitment to antislavery activism. Although Clarkson is not known for authoring any book titled 'The Most Influential Memoirs Of Former Slaves', his most celebrated works include 'An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species, Particularly the African' (1786) and 'History of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade' (1808). His literary style is didactic and compelling, characterized by meticulous research and an unyielding moral fervor. Clarkson's writings not only dissected the inhumanities of slavery but also served as significant historical documents that detailed the processes and the efficacy of the abolitionist strategy. His role in collecting evidence and rallying public opinion was instrumental in the eventual passing of the Slave Trade Act in 1807 and the Slavery Abolition Act in 1833. Clarkson's legacy as an author and activist persists, inspiring future generations to champion social justice and human rights.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 5659 Seiten

Größe: 6,9 MB

ISBN: 8596547400585