Black Conservatism

Essays in Intellectual and Political History

Edited by Peter Eisenstadt

© 1999 – Routledge

322 pages

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This volume is the first comprehensive examination of African American conservative thought and politics from the late eighteenth century to the present. The essays in the collection explore various aspects of African American conservatism, including biographical studies of abolitionist James Forten, clergymen Henry McNeal Turner and J.H. Jackson, and activists A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin. Thematic essays in the volume consider southern black conservatism in the late nineteenth century and after World War I, African American success manuals, Ellisonian cultural criticism , the Nation of Islam, and African Americans and the Republican Party after 1964.

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Crosscurrents in African American History

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HISTORY / General
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POLITICAL SCIENCE / General