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The souls of black folk : essays and sketches

W. E. B. Du Bois (Author), Shawn Leigh Alexander (Writer of introduction, Contributor)
In honor of the 150th anniversary of W.E.B. Du Bois's birth in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Library has prepared a new edition of Du Bois's classic, The Souls of Black Folk. Originally published in 1903, Souls introduced a number of now-canonical terms into the American conversation about race.
eBook, English, 2018
UMass Amherst Libraries : University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, 2018
1 online resource (xxvi, vi, 279 pages) : music
9781613766057, 9781613766064, 161376605X, 1613766068
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; The Souls of Black Folk; Dedication; The Forethought; Herein is Written; I. Of our Spiritual Strivings; II. Of the Dawn of Freedom; III. Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others; IV. Of the Meaning of Progress; V. Of the Wings of Atalanta; VI. Of the Training of Black Men; VII. Of the Black Belt; VIII. Of the Quest of the Golden Fleece; IX. Of the Sons of Master and Man; X. Of the Faith of the Fathers; XI. Of the Passing of the First-Born; XII. Of Alexander Crummell; XIII. Of the Coming of John; XIV. The Sorrow Songs; The After-Thought Selected DocumentsJ. Douglas Wetmore to Du Bois, October 20, 1903; Du Bois's critique of Souls, 1904; Annah May Soule to Du Bois, February 26, 1904; Casely Hayford to Du Bois, June 8, 1904; D. Tabak to Du Bois, ca. 1905; Hallie E. Queen to Du Bois, February 11, 1907; Du Bois to A.J. McMaster, March 27, 1907; W.D. Hooper to Du Bois, September 2, 1909; Du Bois to W.D. Hooper, October 11, 1909; Yasuichi Hikida to Du Bois, October 15, 1936; J. Saunders Redding's review of Souls, 1954; Langston Hughes to Du Bois, May 22, 1956; Back Cover
"This volume is reprinted from the unabridged text of The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois as first published by A.C. McClurg & Company, Chicago, 1903."
Originally published: Chicago : A.C. McClurg & Co., 1903