"Having consistently used the book for almost a decade, I can say that it remains the most popular of my required books. The introduction places Douglass in a historical context comprehensible to undergraduates and offers students shrewd insights into how he drafted his autobiography." --Amazon customer
About the Author
Distinguished African-American abolitionist, journalist and orator, Douglass is one of the most influential leaders of civil rights of all times. He was the first Afro-American to hold several high-ranking government posts.