W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1919: Biography of a Race Summary
David Levering Lewis

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W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1919: Biography of a Race Summary

This biography, published in 1993, concerns the life of William Edward Burghardt Du Bois from his birth in 1868 through the year 1919 with just a foreshadowing of his death in 1963. The book also serves as a valuable history lesson, explaining how many contemporary social movements came to be.

W.E.B. Du Bois's father, Alfred, abandons his mother when Willie (as he was called for short) is about three years old. His mother, Mary, raises...

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