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This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduct...more
Paperback, 242 pages
Published July 1st 1989 by University Books (first published 1907)
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Four short lectures from c. 1900 - 2 by Booker T; 2 by WEBD.


Most notable about Booker T is his tactical admiration for white civilization (going so far as to see the silver lining in slavery - the chance to shed the savagery of Africa and begin to learn from the white man). He also expresses a patient and non-threatening desire to lift the negro race up to the level of the white in due time, and makes a strong connection between good honest work and dignity and success (and the necessity of eras...more
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Booker Taliaferro Washington was an American educator, orator, author and the dominant leader of the African-American community nationwide from the 1890s to his death. Born to slavery and freed by the Civil War in 1865, as a young man, became head of the new Tuskegee Institute, then a teachers' college for blacks. It became his base of operations. His "Atlanta Exposition" speech of 1895 appealed t...more
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