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Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching

Author: Paula Giddings
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Amistad, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the life and legacy of the nineteenth-century activist and pioneer, documenting her birth into slavery, her career as a journalist and a pioneer for civil rights and suffrage, and her determination to counter lynching.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Giddings
ISBN: 9780060519216 : 0060519215 : 9780060797362 : 0060797363
OCLC Number: 149167871
Description: xii, 800 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Holly Springs --
The new city and the ladies' car --
A breath of life, a winter of discontent --
Love and trouble --
A race in my arms --
City of the three murdered men --
Exodus --
"The truth about lynching" --
The loveliest lynchee was our Lord --
Light from a human torch --
St. Joan and Old Man Eloquent --
Exile no more --
"Let us confer together" --
Undivided duty --
Mobocracy in America --
Bull in the china shop --
Chicago and the wizard --
Calls --
Smoldering bridges --
The ladies' band --
The Alpha Suffrage Club --
Unsafe for democracy --
Known race agitator --
Prisoners of war --
Unfriendly takeovers --
The price of liberty.
Other Titles: Sword among lions
Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching
Responsibility: Paula J. Giddings.

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Traces the life and legacy of the nineteenth-century activist and pioneer, documenting her birth into slavery, her career as a journalist and a pioneer for civil rights and suffrage, and her determination to counter lynching.

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