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W.E.B. Du Bois: A Reader
Features the writings of the late writer, educator, historian, and premier architect of the Civil Rights movement in the United States.
Paperback, 801 pages
Published February 15th 1995 by Holt McDougal
(first published February 28th 1970)
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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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