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The Souls of Black Folk

Du Bois, W. E. B. (Book - 1996)
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First published in 1903, this eloquent collection of essays exposed the magnitude of racism in our society. The book endures today as a classic document of American social and political history: a manifesto that has influenced generations with its transcendent vision for change.
Authors: Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Title: The souls of Black folk
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1996
Characteristics: xxxviii, 247 p. ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: W.E.B. Du Bois ; with an introduction by Donald B. Gibson ; and with notes by Monica M. Elbert
Contents: Forethought: Of our spiritual strivings
Of the dawn of freedom
Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and others
Of the meaning of progress
Of the wings of Atalanta
Of the training of black men
Of the black belt
Of the quest of the golden fleece
Of the sons of master and man
Of the faith of the fathers
Of the passing of the first-born
Of Alexander Crummell
Of the coming of John
Sorrow songs
Afterthought
Summary: First published in 1903, this eloquent collection of essays exposed the magnitude of racism in our society. The book endures today as a classic document of American social and political history: a manifesto that has influenced generations with its transcendent vision for change.
Additional Contributors: Gibson, Donald B.
ISBN: 014018998X
9780140189988
Branch Call Number: 973.0496 D816sg 1996
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxvii-xxxviii)
Subject Headings: African Americans
Topical Term: African Americans
LCCN: 89031987
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May 24, 2013
  • phantomas rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

It is a seminal work in the history of sociology, and a cornerstone of African-American literary history.

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