Black Intellectuals

Black Intellectuals

Race and Responsibility in American Life

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Baker & Taylor
A landmark study of the complex and vital role of African-American intellectuals in the United States ranges from the slavery era to the present day, discussing the contributions of Frederick Douglass, Anna Cooper, W. E. B. Du Bois, Toni Morrison, and many others.

Norton Pub
An important and necessary history of African thought and culture, from slavery to the present day. In the volumes of literature on black history and thought, until now there has been no book focusing on the black thinkers who have shaped the course of American culture. Now this landmark work reveals the complex and vital role of African American intellectuals in the United States. It is a rich history, beginning with the arrival of Africans as slaves, when medicine men and conjurers held ancient, powerful wisdom. Author William Banks discusses with absorbing insight prominent figures ranging from black pioneers like Alexander Crummell, Frederick Douglass, and Anna Cooper, to intellectuals of the modern age such as W. E. B. Du Bois, Alain Locke, E. Franklin Frazier, and Toni Morrison. These and hundreds of other black scholars and artistsmany of them interviewed for this volumepeople an enlightened and imaginative landscape, fascinating in both its range and its diversity. Unique in historical scope and cultural vision, Black Intellectuals further illuminates facets of American history such as African tribal institutions; American slavery; and black schools, churches, politics, and popular culture in this, the first comprehensive, overall history of African American intellectuals.

Blackwell North Amer
In the volumes of literature on black history and thought too few books have focused on the black thinkers who have helped shape the course of American culture. Now, this landmark work reveals the complex and vital role of African American intellectuals in the United States.
It is a rich history, beginning with the arrival of Africans as slaves, when medicine men and conjurers held ancient, powerful wisdom. Author William Banks discusses with absorbing insight prominent figures ranging from such black pioneers as Alexander Crummell, Frederick Douglass, and Anna Cooper to intellectuals of the modern age such as W. E. B. Du Bois, Alain Locke, E. Franklin Frazier, and Toni Morrison. These and hundreds of other black scholars and artists - many of them interviewed for this volume - people an enlightened and imaginative landscape, fascinating in both its range and its diversity.
Full in historical scope and cultural vision, Black Intellectuals also illuminates facets of American history such as African tribal traditions; American slavery; and black schools, churches, politics, and popular culture. It is a comprehensive and readable history of African American intellectuals.

Baker
& Taylor

A study of the role of African-American intellectuals from the slavery era to the present discusses the contributions of Frederick Douglass, Anna Cooper, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Toni Morrison

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1996.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780393039894
0393039897
Branch Call Number: 301.451 AFRO-AMERICANS
Characteristics: xvi, 335 p. : ports. ; 24 cm.

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