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W.E.B.DuBois on Sociology and the Black Community by W. E. B. DuBois
Book DescriptionHistorian, journalist, educator, and civil rights advocate W.E.B. Du Bois was perhaps most accomplished as a sociologist of race relations and of the black community in the United States. This volume collects his sociological writings from 1898 to 1910. The 18 selections include five on Du Bois's conception of sociology and sociological research, especially as a tool in the struggle for racial justice; excerpts from studies of black communities in the South and the North, including "The Philadelphia Negro"; writings on black culture and social life, with a selection from "The Negro American Family"; and later works on race relations in the United States and elsewhere after World War II. This section includes a powerful 50th-anniversary reassessment of his classic 1901 article in the Atlantic in which he predicted that "the problem of the 20th century is the problem of the color line."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226167602
(215mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 5-Jul-1995
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author W. E. B. DuBois
Darkwater, Paperback (January 2003)
Presenting an autobiographical essay, this work offers a series of critical commentaries on some of the most important issues pertaining to White-Black relations, including White bigotry, Black voting rights, and Black-White labour relations. It also offers ideas of a leading African American scholar and advocate of reform.
John Brown, Hardback (December 1996)
First published in 1909, this biography defends abolitionist John Brown against all detractors who saw him as a fanatic, fiend or traitor. It shows Brown as an unusual leader with a deeply religious outlook and a devotion to the cause of freedom for the slave.
Oxford W.E.B.DuBois Reader, Paperback (July 1996)
This reader reprints "The Souls of Black Folk" together with the later work, "Darkwater". The collection includes a range of DuBois' writing over the course of his lifetime, showing the evolution of his thinking on issues such as history, biography, segregation and education.
Freedom Road, Paperback (May 1995)» View all books by W. E. B. DuBois
The tale of a Southern black who became a congressman during the Reconstruction period that followed the American Civil War. This edition also contains primary source documents from the Reconstruction.
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Author Biography - W. E. B. DuBois
Dan S. Green is professor of sociology in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Kentucky State University. Edwin D. Driver is professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
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