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The problem of the color line at the turn of the twentieth century : the essential early essays

Author: W E B Du Bois; Nahum Dimitri Chandler
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2015.
Series: American philosophy series.
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Publication:ACLS Humanities E-Book.
This volume assembles essential essays some published only posthumously, others obscure, another only recently translated by W.E.B. Du Bois from 1894 to early 1906. They show the first formulations of some of his most famous ideas, namely, "the veil," "double-consciousness," and the "problem of the color line." Moreover, the deep historical sense of the formation of the modern world that informs Du Bois's thought  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2013050007
Named Person: W E B Du Bois; W E B Du Bois
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W E B Du Bois; Nahum Dimitri Chandler
ISBN: 9780823254545 0823254542 9780823254552 0823254550
OCLC Number: 869755517
Description: 370 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Toward a new history of the centuries: On the early writings of W.E.B. Du Bois / Nahum Dimitri Chandler --
The afro-American (ca. 1894) --
The conservation of races (1897) --
Strivings of the negro people (1897) --
Appendix: Résumé of the discussion of the negro problems (1897) --
The present outlook for the dark races of mankind (1900) --
The spirit of modern Europe (ca. 1900) --
The Freedman's bureau (1901) --
The relation of the Negroes to the Whites in the South (1901) --
The talented tenth (1903) --
The development of a people (1904) --
Sociology hesitant (ca. 1905) --
Die negerfrage in den vereinigten staaten (The Negro question in the United States) (1906).
Series Title: American philosophy series.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: W.E.B. Du Bois ; edited by Nahum Dimitri Chandler.
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the essential reference for those seeking to understand the most profound registers of this major American thinker.  Read more...


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