Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower / Edition 1

Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower / Edition 1

by Deborah Gray White
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ISBN-10:
0807858811
ISBN-13:
9780807858813
Pub. Date:
05/01/2008
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press

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Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower / Edition 1

Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

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ISBN-13: 9780807858813
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 05/01/2008
Series: Gender and American Culture Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,260,394
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: A Telling History   Deborah Gray White     1
Un Essai d'Ego-Histoire   Nell Irvin Painter     28
Becoming a Black Woman's Historian   Darlene Clark Hine     42
A Journey through History   Merline Pitre     58
Being and Thinking outside of the Box: A Black Woman's Experience in Academia   Rosalyn Terborg-Penn     72
My History in History   Deborah Gray White     85
The Politics of Memory and Place: Reflections of an African American Female Scholar   Sharon Harley     101
History without Illusion   Julie Saville     135
On the Margins: Creating a Space and Place in the Academy   Wanda A. Hendricks     146
History Lessons   Brenda Elaine Stevenson     158
The Death of Dry Tears   Ula Taylor     172
Looking Backward in Order to Go Forward: Black Women Historians and Black Women's History   Mia Bay     182
Journey toward a Different Self: The Defining Power of Illness, Race, and Gender   Chana Kai Lee     200
Bodies of History   Elsa Barkley Brown     215
Experiencing Black Feminism   Jennifer L. Morgan     228
Dancing on the Edges of History, but Never Dancing Alone   Barbara Ransby     240
How a Hundred Years of History Tracked Me Down   Leslie Brown     252
Not So Ivory: African American Women Historians Creating Academic Communities   Crystal N. Feimster     270
Contributors     285

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