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Black History

Collected Works

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This collection brings together some of the most important writings by black authors from pre- and post-Civil War America. It includes several significant slave narratives as well as two books written in the wake of reconstruction. It paints a vivid, often grim, picture of the experiences of black slaves, and of the racism that persisted after slavery was abolished.
Contents include:
The Narrative of Sojourner Truth by Sojourner Truth
The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. DuBois
Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano by Olaudah Equiano
Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson
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McClelland & Stewart
New Canadian Library
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Featuring some of the most important African-American authors: Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Booker T. Washington, Olaudah Equiano, W. E. B. DuBois, and James Weldon Johnson.

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