The Art of the Possible: Booker T. Washington and Black Leadership in the United States,1881-1925

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The Art of The Possible is a new study of the ideas and achievements of Booker T. Washington, the most influential African American leader of the period 1881-1915.

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Dr. K.J. Verney, History Department, Edge Hill College of Higher Education

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Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword
Ch. 1 Introduction: African-American History, 1865-1925 1
Ch. 2 The Lion and the Lamb: Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington 21
Ch. 3 Roads Not Taken: Booker T. Washington as a Race Leader 35
Ch. 4 As Separate as the Five Fingers: Booker T. Washington and the Age of Jim Crow 49
Ch. 5 Realist or Reactionary? Booker T. Washington and the Great Migration 67
Ch. 6 The Realist and the Dreamer? Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois 79
Ch. 7 The Wizard and the Goat: Booker T. Washington, Ralph W. Tyler, and the National Negro Business League 95
Ch. 8 The Sorcerer and the Apprentice: Booker T. Washington and Marcus Garvey 111
Ch. 9 Booker T. Washington and African-American Autobiography 127
Ch. 10 Booker T. Washington and African-American History: A Historiographical Perspective 143
Notes 161
Bibliography 193
Index 211
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