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7 edition of Frederick Douglass and the Atlantic World found in the catalog.

Frederick Douglass and the Atlantic World

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Published by Liverpool University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • General,
  • History / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8962720M
    ISBN 101846310784
    ISBN 109781846310782

    Grantwho promised to take a hard line against white supremacist-led insurgencies in the post-war South. Although Douglass was never certain, he presumed that his father was a white man. Douglass set sail on the Cambria for Liverpool on August 16, He also disputed the Narrative when Douglass described the various cruel white slave holders that he either knew or knew of. Several years later, as a result of his original owner's death, Douglass finds himself being lent to a poor farmer with a reputation for "breaking" slaves.

    Charles Lawson, and, early in his activism, he often included biblical allusions and religious metaphors in his speeches. After this fight, he is never beaten again. This move is rather important for him because he believes that if he had not been moved, he would have remained a slave his entire life. Now he is brought vividly and delightfully to life once more in the flesh and bones of this masterful biography by one of our greatest historians. From there he traveled through Delawareanother slave state, before arriving in New York and the safe house of abolitionist David Ruggles.

    I loved all mankind, slaveholders not excepted, though I abhorred slavery more than ever. Likewise, the bicentennial conference that will be held in Paris in will be an opportunity to reexamine the figure of Frederick Douglass across times, places, and disciplines. I live a new life. He takes it upon himself to learn how to read and learn all he can, but at times, this new found skill torments him.


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Frederick Douglass and the Atlantic World by Fionnghuala Sweeney Download PDF Ebook

Specifically, each author has a divergent approach to revisiting or reproducing narratives of the suffering enslaved body. At this point, Douglass is employed as a calker and receives wages, but is forced to give every cent to Master Auld in due time.

I consulted a good old colored man named Charles Lawson, and in tones of holy affection he told me to pray, and to "cast all my care upon God.

2000 Frederick Douglass Prize

Reactions to the text[ edit ] Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass received many positive reviews, but there was a group of people who opposed Douglass's work.

The narrative of his life in slavery Frederick Douglass and the Atlantic World book a seminal work in the literary and historical canons of the United States, and has recently been included in the corpus of the Frederick Douglass and the Atlantic World book Renaissance.

He was a man involved in the conflicts and ruptures of his time, in the United States and beyond. His very existence gave the lie to slave owners: with dignity and great intelligence he bore witness to the brutality of slavery.

Working at a different shipyard after the fight, Douglass becomes proficient at ship caulking, but he is forced to turn his wages over to Auld. Thompson, was a neighbor of Thomas Auld, who was the master of Douglass for some time. After the raid, Douglass fled for a time to Canada, fearing guilt by association as well as arrest as a co-conspirator.

Its impact upon him, particularly in Ireland, would be dramatic, lasting and, in the end, liberating. Indeed, as Douglass toured Ireland, a potato crop failure was shadowing the already impoverished island, a ruined harvest that would soon transmogrify into a catastrophe of unparalleled suffering, ruin, death and diaspora.

Although he supported President Abraham Lincoln in the early years of the Civil War, Douglass would fall into disagreement with the politician after the Emancipation Proclamation ofwhich effectively ended the practice of slavery. After Douglass's publication, however, the public was swayed.

They would have five children together. At the time, some skeptics questioned whether a black man could have produced such an eloquent piece of literature. And though many Irish-Americans often opposed his civil rights efforts, he also viewed the Irish, in both Ireland and America, as a persecuted people.

He recalled the "marked ability and dignity" of the proceedings, and briefly conveyed several arguments of the convention and feminist thought at the time.

His draw was such that some facilities were "crowded to suffocation". She brought with her the necessary basics for them to set up a home.Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey; c. February – February 20, ) was an American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and 42comusa.com escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his oratory and incisive antislavery 42comusa.comtion: Abolitionist, suffragist, author, editor, diplomat.

This book takes as its subject the effect of extraterritorial sites - Ireland, Haiti, Egypt - on Frederick Douglass writing, self-construction, national, class and racial Cited by: And inas I discuss in my book, A Curse upon the Nation: Race, Freedom, and Extermination in America and the Atlantic World, Douglass was emphatic about what many Black people continued to fear and what Americans talked incessantly about during the Civil War, which was that “the white people of the country may trump up some cause of war.Frederick Douglass and the Atlantic World pdf a surprisingly fresh approach to a familiar figure and will appeal to scholars working in the fields of history, literature, and cultural studiesor.Annual $25, Frederick Douglass Prize for Best Book on Slavery Won by David Eltis David Eltis’ acclaimed new download pdf, The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas, won the second annual $25, Frederick Douglass Prize for the year’s most outstanding book on slavery, resistance, and/or abolition.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

The coveted award — the most generous in this field of study — was presented at a.James Sweet, Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin, ebook selected as ebook winner of the Frederick Douglass Book Prize for his book, Domingos Álvares, African Healing, and the Intellectual History of the Atlantic World (University of North Carolina Press).

The Douglass Prize was jointly created by Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance.