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Those about him remained silent : the battle over W.E.B. Du Bois

Author: Amy Bass
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Amy Bass tells the compelling story of how her home region ignored its most famous son--W.E.B. Du Bois--for decades because of politics and race. A startling and important tale of social denial, of erased historical memory, and a hidden past now coming to light.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: W E B Du Bois; W E B Du Bois; W E B Du Bois; William E B Du Bois; William Edward Burghardt Du Bois; William E B Du Bois
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Bass
ISBN: 9780816644957 0816644950 9780816644964 0816644969
OCLC Number: 351318474
Description: xxiv, 198 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The shadow of the veil --
Du Bois in Great Barrington and beyond --
Evolution of a progressive mind --
Her proudest contribution to history --
Where Willie lived and played --
A prophet without honor --
An uncertain legacy.
Responsibility: Amy Bass.

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Amy Bass tells the compelling story of how her home region ignored its most famous son--W.E.B. Du Bois--for decades because of politics and race. A startling and important tale of social denial, of erased historical memory, and a hidden past now coming to light.

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