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The Education Of Black Folk: The Afro-american Struggle For Knowledge In White America

Ballard, Allen B.

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ISBN 10: 0060102225 / ISBN 13: 9780060102227
Published by Harper & Row, 1973
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Salmon/cream cloth binding, brown titles. Stated first edition. Author has been an academic dean and in this study, addresses various aspects of higher education for African Americans, including the 'talented tenth' theory, the development of separate institutions and other educational trends. Book very good plus with light spotting to top edges of boards and at foreedge. DJ also very good with ghost-like stripes from old-style Brodart to back panel, minor edgewear. 173 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 9420

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Title: The Education Of Black Folk: The ...

Publisher: Harper & Row

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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The Education of Black Folk chronicles the history of African-American education and the beginnings of affirmative action in American colleges and universities. Considered to be a classic by many, on can find no better introduction to this important topic.

About the Author:

Allen B. Ballard, professor of history and African studies at SUNY-Albany, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. He holds a Ph. D. in government from Harvard University. His first novel, Where I?m Bound was named a ?Notable Book of the Year? by the Washington Post in 2000. He has published two non-fiction works, The Education of Black Folk, and One More Day?s Journey.

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