narrative of the life of frederick douglass

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass definition


(1845) The autobiography of the former black slave and abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass. (See abolitionism.) It is one of the most significant African-American works from the nineteenth century.

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