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Booker T. Washington Black Leadership in the Age of Jim Crow

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ISBN-10: 1566638666

ISBN-13: 9781566638661

Edition: N/A

Authors: Raymond W. Smock

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From the time of his famous Atlanta address in 1895 until his death in 1915, Booker T. Washington was the preeminent African-American educator and race leader. But to historians and biographers of the last hundred years, Washington has often been an enigma, a man who rose to prominence because he offered a compromise with the white South: he was willing to trade black civil rights for economic and educational advancement. Thus one historian called Washington's time the "nadir of Negro life in America." Where Reconstruction had promised the former slaves freedom and political participation. Southern retrenchment virtually disfranchised black Americans, limited their opportunities for…    
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Book details

List price: $11.99
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.35" wide x 8.63" long x 0.66" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Introduction: Booker T. Washington in History and Memory
The Quest for Freedom
The Power of Education
The Tuskegee Idea
The Beginning of an Era
The Modern Moses
Inside the Briar Patch
Two Warring Ideals
Niagara's Mighty Waters
A Note on Sources