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The souls of black folk

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'The problem of the twentieth-century is the problem of the color-line.'Originally published in 1903, The Souls of Black Folk is a classic study of race, culture, and education at the turn of the twentieth century. With its singular combination of essays, memoir, and fiction, this book vaulted W. E. B. Du Bois to the forefront of American political commentary and civilrights activism. The Souls of Black Folk is an impassioned, at times searing account of the situation of African Americans in the United States. Du Bois makes a forceful case for the access of African Americans to higher education, memorably extols the achievements of black culture (above all thespirituals or 'sorrow songs'), and advances the provocative and influential argument that due to the inequalities and pressures of the 'race problem', African American identity is characterized by 'double consciousness'.This edition includes a valuable appendix of other writing by Du Bois, which sheds light on his attitudes and intentions.
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9780486280417
9781101078143
9781593081713
9781481571104
9780199555833
9780192806789
9781623959760
9781400109951
9781593080143
9781400129959
9781560005247
9780553901764
9781982737665
9780375509117
9781930097131
9781520030470
9781162708744
9780679725190
9780553213362
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Level 9.6, 15 Points
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auth_author2 Allen, Richard, 1957-, Allen, Richard., Edwards, Brent Hayes,, Edwards, Brent Hayes., Griffin, Farah Jasmine.
author W. E. B. Du Bois
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display_description William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868-1963) is the greatest of African American intellectuals--a sociologist, historian, novelist, and activist whose astounding career spanned the nation's history from Reconstruction to the civil rights movement. Born in Massachusetts and educated at Fisk, Harvard, and the University of Berlin, Du Bois penned his epochal masterpiece, The Souls of Black Folk, in 1903. It remains his most studied and popular work; its insights into Negro life at the turn of the 20th century still ring true.
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series Dover thrift editions, Kessinger Publishing's legacy reprints, Oxford world's classics, Tantor unabridged classics
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subject_facet African Americans, African Americans -- Intellectual life, African Americans -- Social conditions, American literature, Audiobooks, Electronic books, Large type books, Race relations, United States, United States -- Race relations
title_display The souls of black folk
title_full The Souls of Black Folk, The souls of Black folk ([text] large print] / W.E.B. Du Bois, The souls of Black folk / W.E.B. Du Bois, The souls of Black folk / W.E.B. Du Bois ; edited with an introduction and notes by Brent Hayes Edwards, The souls of Black folk / W.E.B. Du Bois ; introduction by David Levering Lewis, The souls of Black folk / W.E.B. Du Bois ; with an introduction and notes by Farah Jasmine Griffin, The souls of Black folk / W.E.B. DuBois, The souls of Black folk / by W.E.B. Du Bois, The souls of Black folk / by W.E.B. Du Bois ; introduction by Henry Lewis Gates, Jr., The souls of Black folk [electronic resource] / W.E.B. Du Bois, The souls of Black folk [sound recording] / W.E.B. Du Bois, The souls of black folk / W.E.B. Du Bois, The souls of black folk / by W.E.B. Du Bois, The souls of black folk / by W.E.B. DuBois, The souls of black folk [electronic resource] Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963,
title_short The souls of black folk
title_sub
topic_facet African American Nonfiction, African Americans, American literature, Audiobooks, Biography & Autobiography, Essays, History, Intellectual life, Large type books, Literary Criticism, Nonfiction, Race relations, Social conditions, Sociology