In a Shade of Blue Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America
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In this provocative book, Eddie S. Glaude Jr. makes an impassioned plea for black America to address its social problems by recourse to experience and with an eye set on the promise and potential of the future, rather than the fixed ideas and categories of the past. Central to Glaude's mission is a rehabilitation of philosopher John Dewey, whose ideas, he argues, can be fruitfully applied to a renewal of African American politics.
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/1/2008
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|In a Shade of Blue: An Introduction|
|Tragedy and Moral Experience: John Dewey and Toni Morrison's Beloved|
|"Black and Proud": Reconstructing Black Identity|
|"Ethiopia Shall Stretch Forth Her Hands unto God": The Problem of History in Black Theology|
|Agency, Slavery, and African American Christianity|
|Explicating Black Nationalism|
|The Eclipse of a Black Public and the Challenge of a Post-Soul Politics|
|Epilogue: The Covenant with Black America|