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Booker T. Washington and the struggle against white supremacy : the southern educational tours, 1908-1912

Author: David H Jackson
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"From 1908 to 1912, Booker T. Washington, the preeminent African American leader of his day, won numerous followers and supporters by taking a series of "educational tours" through several states in the American South. Though often neglected by scholars, these tours played a critical role in the evolution of Washington's career. This regional study focuses on five of his major tours through Mississippi, Tennessee,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Jackson, David H.
Booker T. Washington and the struggle against white supremacy.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)681676656
Named Person: Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David H Jackson
ISBN: 0230606520 9780230606524
OCLC Number: 212627063
Description: xv, 260 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: The three R's: reconstruction, redemption, and racism --
Booker T. Washington and the psychology of "black survivalism" --
Tour of the Magnolia State, October 1908 --
Tour of the Volunteer State, November 1909 --
Tour of the Tar Heel State, October-November 1910 --
Tour of the Lone Star State, September-October 1911 --
Tour of the Sunshine State, March 1912.
Responsibility: David H. Jackson, Jr.
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This book narrates and analyzes the southern tours that Booker T. Washington and his associates undertook in 1908-1912, relating them to Washington's racial philosophy and its impact on the various  Read more...

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