The Oxford W.E.B.DuBois Reader

The Oxford W.E.B.DuBois Reader

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This reader reprints The Souls of Black Folk in its entirety along with all of the later work Darkwater. The collection includes a range of DuBois's writing over the course of his lifetime, showing the evolution of this thinking on major issues such as history, biography, segration and education, literature and art, and representative essays on the relation betweem black Americans and Africa.show more

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  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 156 x 234.4 x 44.7mm | 1,020.17g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195091787
  • 9780195091786

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The Oxford W. E. B. Du Bois Reader encompasses the whole of Du Bois's long and multifaceted writing career from the 1890s through the early 1960s. The volume selects key essays and longer works that portray the range of Du Bois's thought on such subjects as African-American culture, the politics and sociology of American race relations, art and music, black leadership, gender and women's rights, Pan-Africanism and anti-colonialism, and Communism in the U.S. and abroad. Supplemented by an extensive critical introduction and headnotes to major works and topics, the Oxford Reader offers the most engaging and extensive compilation of Du Bois's writings now available.show more

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