W.E.B. Du Bois: An Encyclopedia

Synopsis

"Following W. E. B. Du Bois from his birth in Massachusetts in 1868 to his death in Ghana in 1963, this concise encyclopedia covers all of the highlights of his life - his studies at Fisk, Harvard, and Berlin, his famous tiff with Booker T. Washington, his role with the NAACP and Pan-Africanism, his writings, his globe trotting, and his exile in Ghana. With contributions by leading scholars and a foreword by David Levering Lewis, the encyclopedia provides a complete highlighted overview of Du Bois' life, the events and personalities that influenced him, his intellectual contributions, and his activism." Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved