Transcending the Talented Tenth: Black Leaders and American Intellectuals / Edition 1 by Joy James | 9780415917636 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Transcending the Talented Tenth: Black Leaders and American Intellectuals

Transcending the Talented Tenth: Black Leaders and American Intellectuals

by Joy James, Lewis Gordon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415917638

ISBN-13: 9780415917636

Pub. Date: 10/22/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In Transcending the Talented Tenth, Joy James provocatively examines African American intellectual responses to racism and the role of elitism, sexism and anti-radicalism in black leadership politics throughout history. She begins with Du Bois' construction of "the Talented Tenth" as an elite leadership of race managers and takes us through the lives and

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In Transcending the Talented Tenth, Joy James provocatively examines African American intellectual responses to racism and the role of elitism, sexism and anti-radicalism in black leadership politics throughout history. She begins with Du Bois' construction of "the Talented Tenth" as an elite leadership of race managers and takes us through the lives and work of radical women in the anti-lynching crusades, the civil rights and black liberation movements, as well as explores the contemporary struggles among black elites in academe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415917636
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/22/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

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