The African American jeremiad : appeals for justice in America (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The African American jeremiad : appeals for justice in America Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The African American jeremiad : appeals for justice in America

Author: David Howard-Pitney
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
Summary:

Begun by Puritans, the American jeremiad, a rhetoric that expresses indignation and urges social change, has produced passionate essays and speeches throughout the nation's history. This work shows  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Howard-Pitney
ISBN: 1592133282 9781592133284 1592134157 9781592134151
OCLC Number: 58431842
Notes: Revised edition of: The Afro-American jeremiad. 1990.
Description: viii, 277 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Frederick Douglass's Antebellum jeremiad against slavery and racism --
The brief life of Douglass's "new nation" : from emancipation-reconstruction to returning declension, 1861-1895 --
The jeremiad in the age of Booker T. Washington : Washington versus Ida B. Wells, 1895-1915 --
Great expectations : W.E.B. Du Bois's American jeremiad in the progressive era --
Mary McLeod Bethune and W.E.B. Du Bois : rising and waning hopes for America at midcentury --
Martin Luther King, Jr., and America's promise in the second reconstruction, 1955-1965 --
Malcolm X : Jeremiah to blacks, damner of whites --
to the end? --
King's radical jeremiad, 1965-1968 : America as the "sick society" --
Conclusion : the enduring black jeremiad.
Responsibility: David Howard-Pitney.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Praise for the first edition: "...a superb work. Using speeches and writings of these prominent African Americans, and written in a style that is accessible to a wide readership, David Howard-Pitney Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.