Slave Narrative Six Pack 5

Slave Narrative Six Pack 5

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Overview

"Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally."
? Abraham Lincoln.

Recollections of life on a plantation pre-Civil War, a thrilling slave escape story, Fifty Years in Chains by Charles Ball, a famous essay on Slavery and Abolitionism, a survey of 'Christian slavery' and The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chestnut – it's all here and more in Slave Narrative Six Pack 5:

Fifty Years in Chains; or, the Life of an American Slave by Charles Ball.
Cordelia Loney's Escape by William Still.
An Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism by Catharine Esther Beecher.
The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt.
Old Plantation Days: Being Recollections of Southern Life Before the Civil War N. B. De Saussure.
American Scenes, and Christian Slavery - A Recent Tour of Four Thousand Miles in the United States by Ebenezer Davies.

Includes image gallery.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940157936037
Publisher: Enhanced E-Books
Publication date: 01/09/2016
Series: Slave Narrative Six Pack , #5
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 524
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Charles Ball (1780 - ?) was an African-American slave from Maryland, best known for his account as a fugitive slave, The Life and Adventures of Charles Ball (1837). Charles Ball lived in Calvert county, Maryland, until about age four. After his mother died in the 1780s, Charles and his other three siblings were all sold to separate purchasers.

Catharine Esther Beecher (September 6, 1800 – May 12, 1878) was an American educator and abolitionist. She was the sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Charles Waddell Chesnutt (June 20, 1858 – November 15, 1932) was an African American author, essayist, political activist and lawyer, best known for his novels and short stories exploring complex issues of racial and social identity in the post-Civil War South.

Ebenezer Davies (1808-1882) is the author of American Scenes and Christian Slavery: A Recent Tour of Four Thousand Miles in the United States (1849).

Nancy Bostick De Saussure (1837-1915) is the author of Old Plantation Days; Being Recollections of Southern Life Before the Civil War, published in 1909.

William Still (October 7, 1821 – July 14, 1902) was an African-American abolitionist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, conductor on the Underground Railroad, writer, historian and civil rights activist.

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