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A Sword among Lions - IDA B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching

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Author: Giddings, Paula J.
ISBN:978-0-06-051921-6
Publication Date:Mar 2008
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Amistad
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

In the tradition of towering biographies that tell us as much about America as they do about their subject, Ida: A Sword Among Lions is a sweepingnarrative about a country and a crusader embroiled in the struggle against lynching: a practice that imperiled not only the lives of blackmen and women, but also a nation based on law and riven by race.

At the center of the national drama is Ida B. Wells (1862-1931), born to slaves in Mississippi, who began her activist career by...
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Book Details
Pages:816
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.829 Inches
Book Weight:2.535 Pounds



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