W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1919: Biography of a Race

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Henry Holt and Company, Dec 15, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 752 pages
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This monumental biography--eight years in the research and writing--treats the early and middle phases of a long and intense career: a crucial fifty-year period that demonstrates how Du Bois changed forever the way Americans think about themselves.

 

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Contents

POSTLUDE To THE FUTURE
1
MARY slLvlNAs GREAT BARRINGTON
11
BERKSHIRE PRODIGY
26
FISK AND JOsIEs WORLD
56
AT BUT NOT OF HARVARD
79
LEHRIAHRE
117
BOOK MENTOR MARRIAGE
150
FROM PHILADELPHIA TO ATLANTA
179
SCHOLAR BEHIND THE vEIL
343
THE BEGINNING
386
RISE OF THE cRIsIs DECLINE OF THE wIzARD
408
CONNECTIONS AT HOME AND ABROAD
435
cRIsEs AT THE cRIsIs
466
THE PERPETUAL DILEMMA
501
THE WOUNDED WORLD
535
NoTEs
581

sOcIAL SCIENCE AMBITION AND TUSKEGEE
211
GLAsHING TEMPERAMENTS
238
THE souLs OF BLACK FOLK
265
DU BoIs AND WASHINGTON
297
sELEcTED wRITINGs OF was DU 8018
703
INDEX
709
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David Levering Lewis is the Martin Luther King Jr., chair in the history at Rutgers University. He has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, Woodrow Wilson International Center, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, the National Humanities Center, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Educated at Fisk and Columbia Universities and the London School of Economics and Political Science, Professor Lewis is the author of several acclaimed books, including King: A Biography, When Harlem Was in Vogue, The Race to Fashoda. He and his wife live in Manhattan.

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