Creative conflict in African American thought : Frederick Douglass, Alexander Crummell, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Creative conflict in African American thought : Frederick Douglass, Alexander Crummell, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey

Author: Wilson Jeremiah Moses
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Professor Moses has here revised and brought together essays that focus on the complexity of, and contradictions in, the thought of five major African-American intellectuals: Frederick Douglass,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Alexander Crummell; Booker T Washington; W E B Du Bois; Marcus Garvey; Frederick Douglass; Alexander Crummell; Booker T Washington; W E B Du Bois; Marcus Garvey; Alexander Crummell; Frederick Douglass; Marcus Garvey; Booker T Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilson Jeremiah Moses
ISBN: 0521828260 9780521828260 0521535379 9780521535373
OCLC Number: 492459472
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Description: 1 vol. (XVIII-308 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Introduction: Consistency ... the Hobgoblin of Little Minds: 1. The meaning of struggle; Part II. Frederick Douglass: The Individualist as Race Man: 2. Where honor is due: Frederick Douglass and representative man; 3. Writing freely? Douglass's racialization, and desexualization; 4. Frederick Douglass, superstar; Part III. Alexander Crummell: the Anglophile as Afrocentrist: 5. Africa, Christianity, and civilization; 6. Crummell and the new south; 7. Crummell, Du Bois, and presentism; Part IV. Booker Taliafero Washington: The Idealist as Materialist: 8. Booker T. Washington and the meaning of progress; 9. Protestant ethic versus conspicuous consumption; Part V. Burghardt Du Bois: The Democrat as Authoritarian: 10. Du Bois on religion and art; 11. Du Bois and democracy: a tragic realism; 12. Du Bois protestant perfectionism and progressive pragmatism; Part VI. Marcus Moziah Garvey: The Realist as Romantic: 13. The birth of tragedy: Garvey's heroic struggles; 14. Becoming history: Garvey and the genius of his age; Part VII. Conclusion: Saving Heroes from their Admirers: 15. Reality, contradiction and the meaning of progress.
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'With the provocative insight and erudition that we have come to expect from him, Wilson Moses analyzes contradiction in the thought of such prominent black intellectuals as Frederick Douglass, Read more...

 
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