The Correspondence of W.E.B. Du Bois, Volume I: Selections, 1877-1934 / Edition 1by W. E. B. Du Bois
Pub. Date: 10/29/1997
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
The first volume in a series of three edited by Du Bois's longtime friend Herbert Aptheker. An indispensable collection of W.E.B Du Bois's correspondence. This volume covers the years 1877 to 1934, dealing with every major issue concerning black Americans. As founder and leader of the Niagara Movement, the NAACP, and the Pan-African Movement, a progenitor of the 1920s Harlem Renaissance; and advocate of anti-colonialism anti-imperialism, unionism, and equality for women and oppressed people around the world, these letters and exchange of letters contribute to the reader's understanding of
Du Bois himself and the history of the times through which he lived and had considerable effect.
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