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A W. E. B. DuBois Reader (Baltimore Authors, #18 )
This volume, recently reformatted to meet current ebook standards such as having an active table of contents, is indispensible for anyone interested in African-American history, philosophy, sociology, and literature. It contains the important writings of a formidable figure: William Edward Burghardt DuBois. W .E. B. DuBois was born in rural western Massachusetts in 1868 ...more
ebook, 749 pages
Published December 12th 2012 by AfterMath
(first published February 28th 1970)
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Jan 21, 2016 Erika Schoeps rated it it was ok · review of another edition
Powerful but dated. A lot of the arguments made were powerful and influential at the time, but no longer seem relevant now. I did get some very interesting and helpful historical tidbits from this book though.
In 1868, W.E.B. Du Bois (William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, pronounced 'doo-boyz') was born in Massachusetts. He attended Fisk College in Nashville, then earned his BA in 1890 and his MS in 1891 from Harvard. Du Bois studied at the University of Berlin, then earned his doctorate in history from Harvard in 1894. He taught economics and history at Atlanta University from 1897-1910. The Souls of Black ...more
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