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Up From Slavery

Up From Slavery by Booker  T. Washington
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Named one of the best non-fiction books of the twentieth century by Modern Library, Up from Slavery is the poignant telling, in plain language, of Booker T. Washington’s rise from slavery to become a preeminent advocate for civil rights of his time.

Although Up from Slavery was initially criticized by African-American leaders for Washington’s perceived soft-pedalling of his message of racial equality and progress, the autobiography was a best-seller that furthered the idea that education was the key to the advancement of their cause in the United States.

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HarperCollins Canada; May 2014
160 pages; ISBN 9781443436977
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Title: Up From Slavery
Author: Booker T. Washington
 
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