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Up from Slavery
An Autobiography
Written by Booker T. Washington

Up from Slavery
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Category: Biography & Autobiography - People of Color; Social Science - African-American Studies; Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs
Imprint: Modern Library
Format: Trade Paperback
Pub Date: May 1999
Price: $11.00
Can. Price: $13.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-64014-1 (0-679-64014-2)
Pages: 240
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In Up from Slavery, Washington recount the story of his life—from slave to educator. The early sections deal with his upbringing as a slave and his efforts to get an education. Washington details his transition from student to teacher, and outlines his own development as an educator and founder of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. In the final chapters of Up From Slavery, Washington describes his career as a public speaker and civil rights activist.



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WINNER - New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age





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