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W.E.B. Du Bois
The Quest for the Abolition of the Color Line

ISBN 9780415762281
Published July 16, 2015 by Routledge
176 Pages

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Book Description

Based on careful reading of Du Bois' writings and with a combination of analytical and narrative approaches, the author probes the reasons and dynamics behind the changes of Du Bois strategies concerning the solution to the American race problem.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements  Preface  I. Du Bois' School Education  The World in Great Barrington  At Fisk University  Harvard Years  In Berlin  II. Du Bois at  the Turn of the Century  The Darkest Age in African American History  Du Bois' Diagnosis and Remedies for the  "Negro Problem"  The Study of the "Negro Problem"  III. Du Bois-Washington Controversy  Booker T. Washington: Up From Slavery  Washington's Program in Perspective  DU Bois and Washington: Concensus and Conflict  IV. Du Bois and the Problem of the Color Line, 1900-1930  The Fate of African Americans in the Promise African Americans in the Promise Land  Broader Vision and New Strategies  "Africa Sentiment" and Pan-American Movement  V. African American 'Economic Nation Within A Nation" A Nation" and "Self-Segregation"  "Seeking a New Path"  Clash with NAACP over the issue of "Segregation"  Reactions of African American Intellectual Community  VI, Du Bois  in Post-World War Years  Du Bois' Concept of Socialism  World-wide Color Line and DU Bois' Though of Anti-colonialism  "For Permanent World Peace"  Continued Interest in Africa's Destiny and Pan-Africanism  Epilogue  Bibliography  Index

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Zhang Juguo is lecturer of American history at the Historical Research Institute at Nankai University, China.