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A Scholar's Conscience: Selected Writings, 1942-1977

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J. Saunders Redding (1906-1988) was often and justifiably called "the dean of Afro-American scholars." As professor and man of letters, he wrote about Afro-American literature and culture in vivid and scholarly prose. And of all the writers of his generation, he best represented, and came close to explaining, the hopes and conflicts of American democracy in a multiracial s ...more
Hardcover, 238 pages
Published December 31st 1992 by University Press of Kentucky (first published January 1992)
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A graduate of Brown University, James Thomas Saunders Redding was an academic and historian who taught at Hampton Institute, Southern University in Baton Rouge, La., and Morehouse College in Atlanta before finishing his career at Cornell University.
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