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Title:
W.E.B. DuBois--biography of a race, 1868-1919
Author:
Lewis, David L.
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Edition:
First Owl book edition.
Publication Information:
New York : H. Holt, 1994.

©1993
Physical Description:
xiv, 735 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm
General Note:
"A John MacRae book."
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 12.0 55.0 61180.
ISBN:
9780805035681
Format :
Book

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Frank E. Merriweather Library E185.97.D73 L48 1993C Adult Non-Fiction Black History Non-Circ
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Summary

Summary

This monumental biography--eight years in the research and writing--treats the early and middle phases of a long and intense career: a crucial fifty-year period that demonstrates how Du Bois changed forever the way Americans think about themselves.


Author Notes

David Levering Lewis is the Martin Luther King Professor of History at Rutgers University & was recently awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. "W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919" received the Bancroft, Parkman, & Pulitzer prizes, & was a finalist for the National Book Award & National Book Critics Circle Award. He also wrote "W.E.B. Du Bois: A Reader."

(Bowker Author Biography)


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