Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision

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Product Details

Price
$37.50
Publisher
University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date
Pages
496
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.44 X 1.17 inches | 1.56 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780807856161

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About the Author

Barbara Ransby is professor of African American studies and history and director of the Gender and Women's Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Reviews

"An] excellent biograph[y] based on extensive research into manuscript collections, personal interviews, and secondary sources. . . . [A] significant biograph[y] of [a] significant wom[an]. . . . Show[s] what strong, dedicated women could do for social change during decades when women weren't supposed to do anything but support their husbands and care for their children. . . . Not only teach[es] us about the past but warn[s] us about a possible future. ("Women's Review of Books")"
Ensures that all who wish to know about Baker's tireless work can find a detailed account in one volume. ("Black Issues Book Review")
"ÝRansby's¨ passionate and demanding book offers a striking, thorough exposition of Baker's expansive, radical, humanist vision. ("Chicago Tribune")"
"An¨ excellent biographÝy¨ based on extensive research into manuscript collections, personal interviews, and secondary sources. . . . ÝA¨ significant biographÝy¨ of Ýa¨ significant womÝan¨. . . . ShowÝs¨ what strong, dedicated women could do for social change during decades when women weren't supposed to do anything but support their husbands and care for their children. . . . Not only teachÝes¨ us about the past but warnÝs¨ us about a possible future. ("Women's Review of Books")"
"[Ransby's] passionate and demanding book offers a striking, thorough exposition of Baker's expansive, radical, humanist vision. ("Chicago Tribune")"
Moving and invaluable. ("The Nation")