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The World and Africa

by W. E. B. Du Bois

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W. E. B. Du Bois was a public intellectual, sociologist, and activist on behalf of the African American community. He profoundly shaped black political culture in the United States through his founding role in the NAACP, as well as internationally through the Pan-African movement. Du Bois's sociological and historical research on African-American communities and culture broke ground in many areas, including the history of the post-Civil War Reconstruction period. Du Bois was also a prolific author of novels, autobiographical accounts, innumerable editorials and journalistic pieces, and several… (more)
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An Inquiry into the Part which Africa Has Played in World History. A new edition of this classic work with essays, written after 1955, on the new African nations.
  LarkinPubs | Mar 1, 2023 |
essential reading from one of the greatest scholars produced in the world, dr dubois had a great understanding of his history, and what it ment to the world, his people, his community and the future of the african culture and continent....even today it is rare for an intellectual of his calliber to have a complete and well rounded understanding of who, what and where his essential being lies. thought provoking... ( )
  doowatt34 | Jun 26, 2010 |
Although published in 1947, this book has a freshness of vision for me that many contemporary books lack. This is a serious look at Africa’s contribution to and place in the world. I was particularly interested in the way Du Bois saw the “scramble for Africa” and the resulting colonial conflicts as a key cause in the First World War. ( )
  zenosbooks | Feb 24, 2009 |
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W. E. B. Du Bois was a public intellectual, sociologist, and activist on behalf of the African American community. He profoundly shaped black political culture in the United States through his founding role in the NAACP, as well as internationally through the Pan-African movement. Du Bois's sociological and historical research on African-American communities and culture broke ground in many areas, including the history of the post-Civil War Reconstruction period. Du Bois was also a prolific author of novels, autobiographical accounts, innumerable editorials and journalistic pieces, and several

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