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W.E.B. Du Bois : a biography

Author: Gerald Horne
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2010.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Carrying W.E.B. Du Bois from his birth in Massachusetts in 1868 to his death in Ghana in 1963, this concise encyclopedia covers all of the highlights of his life--his studying at Fisk, Harvard, and Berlin, his tiff with Booker T. Washington, his role with the NAACP and Pan-Africanism, his writings, his globe trotting, and his exile in Ghana. With contributions by leading scholars and a foreword by David Levering  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Horne, Gerald.
W.E.B. Du Bois.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009031618
Named Person: W E B Du Bois; William Edward Burghardt Du Bois; W E B Du Bois
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Horne
ISBN: 0313349800 9780313349805
OCLC Number: 496518307
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 211 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Timeline of events in the life of W.E.B. Du Bois --
Beginnings --
Dr. Du Bois --
When titans collide --
Present at the creation --
A new path --
Conflicts --
Talented tenths --
Divorces --
Wars --
Turning point --
Trials --
Redemption.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Gerald Horne.

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