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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:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Amy Bass provides the first detailed account of the battle over W.E.B. Du Bois and his legacy, as well as a history of Du Bois's early life in Massachusetts. Showing the potency of prevailing, often hidden, biases, Those About Him Remained Silent is an unexpected history of how racism, patriotism, and global politics played out in a New England community divided on how--or even if--to honor the memory of its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bass, Amy.
Those about him remained silent.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009023610
(OCoLC)351318474
Named Person: W E B Du Bois; W E B Du Bois; W E B Du Bois; W E B Du Bois
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Bass
ISBN: 9780816670420 0816670420
OCLC Number: 527792934
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 198 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
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 provides the first detailed account of the battle over W.E.B. Du Bois and his legacy, as well as a history of Du Bois's early life in Massachusetts. Showing the potency of prevailing, often hidden, biases, Those About Him Remained Silent is an unexpected history of how racism, patriotism, and global politics played out in a New England community divided on how--or even if--to honor the memory of its greatest citizen.

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