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W. E. B. Du Bois: Selections from His Writings (Dover Thrift Editions: Black History)

W. E. B. Du Bois: Selections from His Writings (Dover Thrift Editions: Black History)

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Publication Date: December 20th, 2013
Publisher:
Dover Publications
ISBN:
9780486496238
Pages:
208
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Description

A towering figure in African-American history, W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) created a substantial literary legacy beyond such seminal works as The Souls of Black Folk. This volume highlights his other nonfiction writings and should be of great value to students in secondary school and college as well as to other readers.
Contents include:
Strivings of the Negro People (1897); A Negro Schoolmaster in the New South (1899); The Song of the Smoke (1899); The Black North: A Social Study (1901); The Sorrow Songs (1903); The Talented Tenth (1903); Credo (1904); Address of the Niagara Movement to the Country (1906); Religion in the South (1907); The Value of Agitation (1907); The Case (1907); The Burden of Black Women (1907); Evolution of the Race Problem (1909); Politeness (1911); Jesus Christ in Georgia (1911); The Upbuilding of Black Durham: The Success of the Negroes and Their Value to a Tolerant and Helpful Southern City (1912); Intermarriage (1913); Socialism and the Negro Problem (1913); Woman Suffrage (1915); Booker T. Washington (1915); The Shadow of Years (1918); Returning Soldiers (1919); Let Us Reason Together (1919); The Souls of White Folk (1920); The Damnation of Women (1920); and Again, Social Equality (1920).

About the Author

A towering figure in African-American history, W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) created a substantial literary legacy beyond such seminal works as The Souls of Black Folk and Suppression of the African Slave-Trade to the United States of America, 1638-1870, both available as Dover Thrifts. This volume highlights his other nonfiction writings and should be of great value to students in secondary school and college as well as to general readers.Bob Blaisdell is Professor of English at the City University of New York's Kingsborough College and the editor of many Thrift Editions and other books, including New York: The Big Apple Quote Book.