Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880

W. E. B. Du Bois (Author) David Levering Lewis (Introduction by)
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Product Details

Price
$25.00
Publisher
Free Press
Publish Date
December 01, 1999
Pages
746
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.2 X 2.1 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780684856575
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About the Author

W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963), also known as William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, was a prolific writer, scholar and civil rights activist. He was born in Massachusetts to a family of mixed African and European ancestry. Du Bois attended an integrated primary school before enrolling in Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. He was encouraged to pursue higher education, which inspired him to empower other Black people. Du Bois' storied legacy includes becoming the first African American to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard University, as well as co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

David Levering Lewis, the author of God's Crucible, is professor emeritus of history at New York University. A recipient of the National Humanities Medal, Lewis received the Pulitzer Prize for each volume of his W.E.B. Du Bois biography. He lives in New York City.