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Booker T. Washington

Black Leadership in the Age of Jim Crow

Booker T. Washington( )
Author: Smock, Raymond W.
Series title:Library of African American Biography Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2010
Publisher:Ivan R. Dee Publisher
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

From the time of his famous Atlanta address in 1895 until his death in 1915, Booker T. Washington was the preeminent African-American educator and race leader. But to historians and biographers of the last hundred years, Washington has often been described as an enigma, a man who rose to prominence because he offered a compromise with the white South: he was willing to trade civil rights for economic and educational advancement. Thus one historian called Washington's time the "nadir of...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black
Biography & Autobiography / Educators
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.35 x 8.63 x 0.66 Inches
Book Weight:0.65 Pounds

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