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Author Bass, Amy
Title Those About Him Remained Silent : The Battle over W. E. B. Du Bois
Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2009
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Note CONTENTS -- INTRODUCTION: The Shadow of the Veil -- ONE: Du Bois in Great Barrington and Beyond -- TWO: Evolution of a Progressive Mind -- THREE: Her Proudest Contribution to History -- FOUR: Where Willie Lived and Played -- FIVE: A Prophet without Honor -- SIX: An Uncertain Legacy -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
Amy Bass provides the first detailed account of the battle over W. E. B. Du Bois and his legacy, as well as a history of Du Bois's early life in Massachusetts. Showing the potency of prevailing, often hidden, biases, Those About Him Remained Silent is an unexpected history of how racism, patriotism, and global politics played out in a New England community divided on how-or even if-to honor the memory of its greatest citizen
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bass, Amy Those About Him Remained Silent : The Battle over W. E. B. Du Bois Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press,c2009 9780816644957
Subject Du Bois, W. E. B. -- (William Edward Burghardt), -- 1868-1963 -- Homes and haunts -- Massachusetts -- Great Barrington.;Du Bois, W. E. B. -- (William Edward Burghardt), -- 1868-1963 -- Birthplace.;African American intellectuals -- Biography.;African American civil rights workers -- Biography.;Great Barrington (Mass.) -- History -- 20th century.;Great Barrington (Mass.) -- Biography
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