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The "golden age" of black nationalism began in response to the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 and extended to the time of Marcus Garvey's imprisonment in 1925. During these seventy-five years, an upsurge of back-to-Africa schemes stimulated a burst of literary output and nurtured the growth of a tradition that flourished until the end of the century. This ...more
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Published February 19th 1988 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 1978)
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kripsoo
It is a great book to learn about black history in its hardest time and prime and easy to understand
The purpose of this book is to offer a critical though largely sympathetic treatment of the black nationalist movement in the United States. The main focus in on the assimilationist or acculturating tendencies dominating black nationalist ideology in the Golden Age The book is intended to provoke controversy and to provide a new thesis concerning the Golden Age of Black Nationalism that during th
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Perhaps the most important work in truly understanding the historical origins of a political philosophy that has shaped Black America and the African Diaspora, for good or bad, for over a century. One cannot have a serious conversation about Black Nationalism without reading this book.
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