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Title:
Ebony & ivy : race, slavery, and the troubled history of America's universities
Author:
Wilder, Craig Steven, author.
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Bloomsbury Press, [2013]
Physical Description:
423 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
A leading African American historian of race in America exposes the uncomfortable truths about race, slavery, and the American academy, revealing that leading universities, dependent on human bondage, became breeding grounds for the racist ideas that sustained it.
Language:
English
Contents:
A Connecticut Yankee at an ancient Indian mound -- Slavery and the rise of the American College. The edges ; "Bonfires of the Negros" ; "The very name of a West-Indian" ; Ebony and ivy -- Race and the rise of the American College. Whitening the Promised Land ; "All students & all Americans" ; "On the bodily and mental inferiority of the Negro" ; "Could they be sent back to Africa" -- Cotton comes to Harvard.
ISBN:
9781596916814

9781608194025
Format :
Book

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