Ebony & Ivy

Ebony & Ivy

Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities

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A leading African American historian of race in America exposes the uncomfortable truths about race, slavery, and the American academy, revealing that leading universities, dependent on human bondage, became breeding grounds for the racist ideas that sustained it.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2013
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9781596916814
1596916818
Branch Call Number: 379.26 W6731e 2013
Characteristics: 423 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Ebony and ivy

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A leading African American historian exposes the uncomfortable truths about race, slavery, and the American academy, revealing that leading universities, dependent on human bondage, became breeding grounds for the racist ideas that sustained it.


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sbryant124
Sep 09, 2014

Well-researched but difficult read. The author did a lot of jumping around and dumping names/dates without a lot of context.

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