The Resource Up from slavery : an autobiography, Booker T. Washington, (electronic resource)

Up from slavery : an autobiography, Booker T. Washington, (electronic resource)

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Up from slavery : an autobiography
Title
Up from slavery
Title remainder
an autobiography
Statement of responsibility
Booker T. Washington
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1856, Washington was born into a family of slaves in Virginia. From there it seemed that his fate had been sealed-to live out his life as a worker in Virginia. But, this was not the case for Washington, whose impoverished childhood and undying desire for education fueled him into a dedicated obsession with the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute until he found himself enrolled at the school itself. As an educated man, Booker T. Washington rose to power with his views on civil rights. Washington's belief in education as well as trade skills for African Americans brought followers, and opposition, from all around. In Up from Slavery, all of Washington's trials and tribulations are laid out on the page, with nothing left unsaid. Booker T. Washington wrote Up from Slavery over the course of many years in post-Civil War America. It not only contains articles originally published in Outlook magazine, but autobiographical anecdotes as well, which were written throughout Washington's travels in the south. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Arcade, Good Books, Sports Publishing, and Yucca imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs. Our list includes biographies on well-known historical figures like Benjamin Franklin, Nelson Mandela, and Alexander Graham Bell, as well as villains from history, such as Heinrich Himmler, John Wayne Gacy, and O. J. Simpson. We have also published survivor stories of World War II, memoirs about overcoming adversity, first-hand tales of adventure, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1856-1915
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Washington, Booker T.
Dewey number
370.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
  • Cambridge Library Collection
  • Cambridge Library Collection : Slavery and Abolition
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  • Washington, Booker T
  • Freedmen
  • African American educators
  • Educators
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Up from slavery : an autobiography, Booker T. Washington, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781632208095
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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12375338
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MWT12375338
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Up from slavery : an autobiography, Booker T. Washington, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781632208095
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12375338
Publisher number
MWT12375338
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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