Black Leaders and Ideologies in the South
Resistance and Non-violence
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Black Leaders and Ideologies in the South by Professor Preston King
Book DescriptionA new collection of philosophical biographies of key figures in Black Southern American social and political thought Frederick Douglass, Booker Washington and Ida Wells. Thurgood Marshall and Martin King are focused upon, together with Howard Thurman, Richard Wright, Fred Gray and Barbara Jordan. All are important in various ways to the movements this book seeks out. From the perspective of liberation, the two high points in the African-American Odyssey are marked by Emancipation in the nineteenth century and Desegregation in the twentieth. Douglass bestriding the first, King and Marshall the second. The thread of resistance runs through most of these philosophical profiles, and the thread of non-violence, with greater or less force, also runs throughout. This volume assumes a distinction between (a) an earlier period when Afro-America was more cohesive and collectively committed to self-improvement despite the odds, and (b) the contemporary period, beyond desegregation, marked by rates never previously rivaled of suicide, joblessness, imprisonment, despair and alienation, especially among black poor. The life stories and philosophies presented here make fascinating reading. This book is a Special Issue of the leading journal, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415463645
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Professor Preston King
Politics and Experience, Paperback (February 2011)
This volume was compiled in 1968 to honour the retirement of the eminent political philosopher Professor Michael Oakeshott.
Challenge to Friendship in Modernity, Paperback (September 2000)
This examination considers the changing attitudes to friendship since antiquity and notes that almost no major modern philosopher has expounded friendship as an ideal for society.
Thinking Past a Problem, Hardback (January 2000)
This is a collection of Professor Preston King's essays on the history of ideas.
Ideology of Order, Hardback (November 1999)» View all books by Professor Preston King
The main concern of this book is to analyse the tradition which believes that "order" is the cardinal principle which takes precedence over "justice" through the study of its progenitors.
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Author Biography - Professor Preston King
Preston King is Distinguished Professor of Political Philosophy at Morehouse College, Woodruff Professor at Emory University, and Visiting Professor in the Department of Philosophy at The University of East Anglia. Walter Earl Fluker is Coca Cola Professor of Leadership Studies, Professor of Philosophy and Religion, and Director of the Leadership Center at Morehouse College. He has held positions at Harvard, Vanderbilt, and elsewhere.
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