A Negro Explorer at the North Pole (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)

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$13.99
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Dodo Press
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132
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6.0 X 0.31 X 9.0 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
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Paperback
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9781406553741
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About the Author

Robert E. Peary (1865-1920), a rear admiral for the U.S. Navy, became an Arctic explorer for the express purpose of being the first man to the reach North Pole.

Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was born a slave. He graduated from what is today Hampton University in 1875, and subsequently taught there. In 1881 he founded the forerunner of Tuskegee University. He made himself and his school two of the most well-known institutions in twentieth-century black America. He earned world-renowned recognition as an educator, social theorist, and spokesperson for African Americans.