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Author Bass, Amy
Title Those about him remained silent : the battle over W.E.B. Du Bois / Amy Bass
Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2009
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  303.48 D8528ba 2009    AVAILABLE  -  30500101387176
Descript xxiv, 198 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note The shadow of the veil -- Du Bois in Great Barrington and beyond -- Evolution of a progressive mind -- Her proudest contribution to history -- Where Willie lived and played -- A prophet without honor -- An uncertain legacy
Includes bibliographical references and index
Amy Bass tells the compelling story of how her home region ignored its most famous son--W.E.B. Du Bois--for decades because of politics and race. A startling and important tale of social denial, of erased historical memory, and a hidden past now coming to light
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
Great Barrington (Mass.) -- History -- 20th century
Great Barrington (Mass.) -- Biography
African American intellectuals -- Biography
African American civil rights workers -- Biography
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