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Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence: 1818-1913

By: Alice Moore Dunbar, editor

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 411427

ISBN: 0486411427

Condition: 384 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, Dover Publications


This collection of speeches by prominent African-American leaders focuses on issues defining the black experience in the 19th and early 20th centuries. 51 selections focus on slavery, emigration to Africa, abolition, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Jim Crow segregation. Speeches include Booker T. Washington's "Atlanta Compromise" address, W. E. B. Du Bois' discourse on training of Negroes for social reform, Frederick Douglass' "What to the Slave Is the Fou... View more info