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The professor and the pupil : the politics of W.E.B. Du Bois and Paul Robeson

Author: Murali Balaji
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, ©2007.
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Chronicles the forty-year friendship between the civil rights activists, including their evolution into leaders of the American liberal movement and why their political views led to ostracism even by fellow African-Americans.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Balaji, Murali, 1979-
Professor and the pupil.
New York : Nation Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)608550083
Named Person: W E B Du Bois; Paul Robeson; W E B Du Bois; Paul Robeson; W E B Du Bois; Paul Robeson; Paul Robeson; William E B Du Bois
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murali Balaji
ISBN: 9781568583556 1568583559
OCLC Number: 182585643
Description: xxvii, 481 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The Harlem Renaissance and the birth of a friendship --
Dual epiphanies --
Du Bois, Robeson, and the Popular Front --
Stalin's purge, the Pact, and false justification --
World War II and the domestic battlefront --
Africa, Asia, and the global vision --
Convergence and divergence --
The "witch hunt" and the NAACP's betrayal --
Crash --
Bonding through disgrace --
The legacy of two fallen icons.
Other Titles: Politics and friendship of W.E.B. Du Bois and Paul Robeson
Responsibility: Murali Balaji.

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Chronicles the forty-year friendship between the civil rights activists, including their evolution into leaders of the American liberal movement and why their political views led to ostracism even by fellow African-Americans.

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