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W.E.B. Du Bois : a biography

Author: David Levering Lewis
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The two time Pulitzer Prize winning biography of W E B Du Bois from renowned scholar David Levering Lewis, now in one condensed and updated volume.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Lewis, David L., 1936-
W.E.B. Du Bois.
New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2009
(OCoLC)777334893
Named Person: W E B Du Bois; W E B Du Bois
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Levering Lewis
ISBN: 9780805087697 0805087699 9780805088052 0805088059
OCLC Number: 176972569
Notes: Condensed and updated ed. of: 2 vol. set, originally published 1993-2000.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize Winner, 2001.
Description: xiv, 893 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Postlude to the future --
Mary Silvina's Berkshire prodigy --
The age of miracles : Fisk and Josie's world --
The age of miracles : Harvard and Lehrjahre --
Wilberforce : book, mentor, marriage --
From Philadelphia to Atlanta --
Social science, Tuskegee, and clashing temperaments --
Going over Niagara, the Souls of Black Folk, and Booker T. Washington --
Scholar behind the veil and the birth of the NAACP --
NAACP : rise of the Crisis, decline of the wizard --
Connections at home and abroad --
Crises at the Crisis --
The perpetual dilemma and the wounded world --
The reason why --
Rearranging Ethiopia abroad and at home --
Civil rights by copyright --
The possibility of democracy in America --
Holding on, amorously and angrily --
A new racial philosophy --
Atlanta : the politics of knowledge and soldiering on --
Against the grain : from the NAACP to the far left --
Exeunt.
Responsibility: David Levering Lewis.
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William Edward Burghardt Du Bois - the premier architect of the civil rights movement in America - was a towering and controversial personality. This book chronicles Du Bois' career.  Read more...

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"Splendid . . . A landmark of American scholarship. Lewis develops the most convincing portrayal ever written of Du Bois." --The Washington Post

 
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