• Frederick Douglass: Self-Made Man

    Born into slavery in 1818, Frederick Douglass rose to become one of the nation's foremost intellectuals―a statesman, author, lecturer, and scholar who helped lead the fight against slavery and racial oppression. Unlike other leading abolitionists, however, Douglass embraced the U.S. Constitution, insisting that it was an essentially anti-slavery ...

    • ASIN: 1944424857

  • The Classic Slave Narratives

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr., presents a seminal volume of four classic slave narratives, including the 1749 texts of The Life of Olaudah Equiano, the last edition corrected and published in his lifetime. The collection also includes perhaps the best known and most widely read slave narrative--Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, as well as two n...

    • ASIN: 0451532139

  • The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics

    "A great American tale told with a deft historical eye, painstaking analysis, and a supple clarity of writing.”―Jean Baker “My husband considered you a dear friend,” Mary Todd Lincoln wrote to Frederick Douglass in the weeks after Lincoln’s assassination. The frontier lawyer and the former slave, the cautious politician and the fiery refo...

    • ASIN: 0393330656
    • Brand: Oakes, James

  • American Experience: The Abolitionists

    The abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthythese passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important civil rights crusade in American history. What began as a pacifist movement fueled by persuasion and prayer b...

    • ASIN: B00A3THVGE
    • Brand: Unknown
    • UPC: 841887018364

  • Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War

    The newest installment in the New York Times #1 bestselling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies; The Civil War is a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest war in American historyFrom the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy’s first convention, the Underground Railroad to the Emanci...

    • ASIN: B01MFEX525

  • Giant's Causeway: Frederick Douglass's Irish Odyssey and the Making of an American Visionary

    In 1845, seven years after fleeing bondage in Maryland, Frederick Douglass was in his late twenties and already a celebrated lecturer across the northern United States. The recent publication of his groundbreaking Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave had incited threats to his life, however, and to place himself out of har...

    • ASIN: 0813936101

  • The Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions)

    This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868–1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest in America. In this collection of essays, first published together in 1903, he eloquently affirms that it is beneath the dignity of a human ...

    • ASIN: 0486280411
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • UPC: 800759280414

  • Slavery Was Not the Cause of the War Between the States: The Irrefutable Argument.

    From the BACK COVER of the print version: This book proves beyond the shadow of a doubt that the North did not go to war to free the slaves or end slavery. The North went to war because it faced economic annihilation and a Southern competitor that controlled the most demanded commodity on earth: cotton. The North's economy was based mostly on manuf...

    • ASIN: B018561FL8

  • Rebels Against Slavery: American Slave Revolts

    Collects the true stories of brave African-American rebels who fought against slavery, from Cinque, who pleaded his case before the Supreme Court, to Nat Turner, who led one of the greatest revolts in history....

    • ASIN: 0590457357

  • They Were Christians: The Inspiring Faith of Men and Women Who Changed the World

    What do Abraham Lincoln, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Louis Pasteur, Frederick Douglass, Florence Nightingale, and John D. Rockefeller Sr. all have in common? They all changed the world--and they were all Christians. Now the little-known stories of faith behind twelve influential people of history are available in one inspiring volume.They Were Christians r...

    • ASIN: B012H1050E

  • The Good Lord Bird

    Soon to be a Showtime limited series starring Ethan Hawke Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction A Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Oprah Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year From the bestselling author of The Color of Water, Song Yet Sung, Five-Carat Soul, and Kill 'Em and Leave, a James Brown biography, comes the story of a young boy...

    • ASIN: 1594632782
    • Brand: Riverhead Books

  • How Few Remain (Southern Victory)

    From the master of alternate history comes an epic of the second Civil War. It was an epoch of glory and success, of disaster and despair. . . .1881: A generation after the South won the Civil War, America writhed once more in the bloody throes of battle. Furious over the annexation of key Mexican territory, the United States declared total war aga...

    • ASIN: 0345406141
    • Color: Cream

  • Benjamin Harrison: The American Presidents Series: The 23rd President, 1889-1893

    The scion of a political dynasty ushers in the era of big governmentPolitics was in Benjamin Harrison's blood. His great-grandfather signed the Declaration and his grandfather, William Henry Harrison, was the ninth president of the United States. Harrison, a leading Indiana lawyer, became a Republican Party champion, even taking a leave from the Ci...

    • ASIN: 0805069526
    • Brand: Calhoun, Charles W./ Schesliner, Arthur M., Jr. (EDT)

  • Not Without Laughter (Dover Thrift Editions)

    A shining star of the Harlem Renaissance movement, Langston Hughes is one of modern literature's most revered African-American authors. Although best known for his poetry, Hughes produced in Not Without Laughter a powerful and pioneering classic novel.This stirring coming-of-age tale unfolds in 1930s rural Kansas. A poignant portrait of African-Ame...

    • ASIN: 0486454487

  • Clash of Extremes: The Economic Origins of the Civil War

    Clash of Extremes takes on the reigning orthodoxy that the American Civil War was waged over high moral principles. Marc Egnal contends that economics, more than any other factor, moved the country to war in 1861. Drawing on a wealth of primary and secondary sources, Egnal shows that between 1820 and 1850, patterns of trade and production drew the...

    • ASIN: 080909536X
    • Brand: Brand: Hill and Wang

  • Secret Formula : The Inside Story of How Coca-Cola Became the Best-Known Brand in the World

    "The inside story of how Coca-Cola became the best-known brand in the

    • UPC: 48585733

  • Secret Formula: The Inside Story of How Coca-Cola Became the Best-Known Brand in the World (Audiobook)

    The story of how a Victorian-era medicine spawned one of the nationÂs richest

    • UPC: 328791147

  • Modern Carpentry and Joinery : Being a Compilation of the Very Best Things and Most Modern and Practical Methods Known in the Arts of Carpentry and Joinery; Volume 02

    Modern Carpentry and Joinery: Being a Compilation of the Very Best Things and Most Modern and Practical Methods Known in the Arts of Carpentry and

    • UPC: 673044216

  • Modern Carpentry and Joinery : Being a Compilation of the Very Best Things and Most Modern and Practical Methods Known in the Arts of Carpentry and Joinery; Volume 02

    Modern Carpentry and Joinery: Being a Compilation of the Very Best Things and Most Modern and Practical Methods Known in the Arts of Carpentry and

    • UPC: 734112044

  • Biography of Frederick Douglass for Kids: American Civil Rights History for Children - FreeSchool

    America the Story of Us: Frederick Douglass | History

    The Story of Frederick Douglass