A Voice from the South

A Voice from the South

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ISBN-13: 9780486805634
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 08/17/2016
Series: Dover Thrift Editions
Edition description: First Edition, First
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 287,272
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author


Anna Julia Cooper (1858 – 1964), born into slavery, received a PhD in history from the University of Paris-Sorbonne in 1924 and was the fourth African American woman to earn a doctoral degree. A prominent member of Washington, D. C.'s African American community, she was a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.
Janet Neary is an Assistant Professor of 19th Century African American Literature at Hunter College.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Soprano Obligato

Womanhood a Vital Element in the Regeneration and Progress of a Race 1

The Higher Education of Woman 20

"Woman vs. The Indian" 36

The Status of Woman in America 59

Part 2 Tutti Ad Libitum

Has America a Race Problem; If so, How can it best be Solved? 71

The Negro as presented in American Literature 84

What Are We Worth? 111

The Gain from a Belief 139

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