The Works of William Sanders Scarborough

The Works of William Sanders Scarborough : Black Classicist and Race Leader

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William Sanders Scarborough (1852-1926) was the first professional classicist of African-American descent. THis volume is the first collection of Scarborough's published writings, introduced by his biographer, classicist Michelle Ronnick. In addition to the writing in his own field, Scarborough wrote extensively on matters ranging from the education of blacks to politics and policy issues to travel narratives and even black more

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  • Hardback | 560 pages
  • 160 x 228.6 x 43.2mm | 861.84g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195309626
  • 9780195309621
  • 1,675,276

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Ronnick's deeply researched volume will make Scarborough's writings accessible to a broad audience of classical scholars and American historians. * Caroline Winterer, Classical World *show more

About Michelle Ronnick

Michele Valerie Ronnick is Associate Professor in the Department of Classics, Greek and Latin at Wayne State University. A Latinist by training with a book on Cicero's Stoic Paradoxes, she has published widely in journals here and abroad and has won a number of professional awards for excellence in scholarship, teaching and service on regional and national levels. Ronnick's special interest in the Classical Tradition led her to open up a new subfield of reception studies, Classica Africana, a.k.a. black classicism, which examines the influence of classics upon the creative and professional lives of people of African descent. She is the editor of a critical edition of The Autobiography of William Sanders more

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