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Publisher Description

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington sharing his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama to help black people learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and Native Americans. He describes his efforts to instill manners, breeding, health and a feeling of dignity to students.

GENRE
Classics
NARRATOR
SM
Séan Murphy
LENGTH
07:17
hr min
RELEASED
2018
August 8
PUBLISHER
Oregan Publishing
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
280.5
MB

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