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Herbert Aptheker on Race and Democracy A Reader

ISBN-10: 0252077261

ISBN-13: 9780252077265

Edition: 2010

Authors: Herbert Aptheker, Eric Foner, Manning Marable

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This reader collects fourteen influential essays by Herbert Aptheker (19152003) on the African American experience. Written with passion and eloquence, they are full of ideas originally dismissed by a white, segregated academy that have now become part of the scholarly mainstream. Covering topics including slave resistance, black abolitionists, Reconstruction, and W. E. B. Du Bois, these essays demonstrate the critical connection between political commitment and the advancement of scholarship, while restoring Aptheker's central place as one of the founding scholars in the development of African American studies.
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 1/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Eric Foner is a professor of American history at Columbia University.

Foreword
Preface
Introduction: A Biographical Sketch
An Appreciation
Negro History: Its Lessons for Our Time
Maroons within the Present Limits of the United States
The Negro in the Abolitionist Movement
Militant Abolitionism
Class Conflicts in the South-1850-60
Notes from Negro History: The Struggle within the Ranks
The Negro Woman
The American Civil War: A Centenary Article
Black-White Unity: A Basic Theme and Need in United States History
Mississippi Reconstruction and the Negro Leader, Charles Caldwell
Literacy: The Negro and World War II
The Negro People in America: A Critique of Gunnar Myrdal's "An American Dilemma"
Introduction to "The Suppression of the African Slave Trade"
Personal Reflections on W. E. B. Du Bois: The Person, Scholar and Activist-Herbert and Fay Aptheker
Epilogue: The Historical Scholarship of Herbert Aptheker-Eric Foner
Sources
Index