Hope and Dignity: Older Black Women of the South

Emily Wilson (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$33.95
Publisher
Temple University Press
Publish Date
September 17, 1992
Pages
200
Dimensions
7.06 X 9.01 X 0.59 inches | 0.94 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781566390170

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About the Author

Emily Herring Wison is a writer in Wonston-Salem, North Carolina. She is working with Margaret Supplee Smith on a history of women in North Carolina.

Reviews

""[This] excellent book offers moving portraits of women whose lives have previously received little notice. Their attainments deserve to be recorded, for their sake and as a demonstration of how a repressed people live with dignity and hope.""
"Philadelphia Inquirer""

"""Hope and Dignity" proves that there can be trust and truth between women; that a brutally racist society can damage but not completely deaden the giving heart.""
"Women's Review of Books""

""An overlooked chapter in American black history earns fresh attention in "Hope and Dignity."... Highly recommended." "
"Los Angeles Times""
"[This] excellent book offers moving portraits of women whose lives have previously received little notice. Their attainments deserve to be recorded, for their sake and as a demonstration of how a repressed people live with dignity and hope."
--Philadelphia Inquirer

"Hope and Dignity proves that there can be trust and truth between women; that a brutally racist society can damage but not completely deaden the giving heart."
--Women's Review of Books


"An overlooked chapter in American black history earns fresh attention in Hope and Dignity.... Highly recommended."
--Los Angeles Times