Rayford W. Logan and the Dilemma of the African American Intellectual

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Univ of Massachusetts Press, Mar 1, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 336 pages
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A biography of the civil rights campaigner, based on his own work, letters, diaries and autobiography, and including analyses of his career, intellectual development and personality.
 

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This is an insightful, easy and interesting read into a life that is nothing less than a ball of confusion, internal strife struggle and torment.

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GROWING UP IN THE NADIR 18971917
3
MR WILSONS WAR AND MR LOGANS WAR 19171924
34
PROFESSOR AND POLITICIAN 19251932
62
BAD NEGRO WITH A PHD 19321940
85
THE WHITE MANS DISTRESS IS THE BLACK MANS GAIN 19401945
114
WHAT THE NEGRO WANTS AND THE SILENT SOUTH 19411944
145
THE POSTWAR WORLD AFRICA AND THE UNITED NATIONS 19451960
167
THE GOLDEN YEARS HOWARD UNIVERSITY 19381968
199
HORSDE COMBAT 19631982
228
NOTES
239
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
295
INDEX
309
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Janken is associate professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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