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A white scholar and the black community, 1945-1965; essays and reflections, afterword by John H. Bracey, Jr.

Meier, August

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ISBN 10: 0870238094 / ISBN 13: 9780870238093
Published by The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1992
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Title: A white scholar and the black community, ...

Publisher: The University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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To teachers of African American history, August Meier is well respected as a first-rank scholar and editor. But few people are aware of his formative experiences in the two decades following World War II, as a white professor teaching at black colleges and as an activist in the civil rights movement. This volume brings together sixteen of his essays written between 1945 and 1965. Meier has added a substantial introduction, reflecting on those years and setting the context in which the essays were written. John H. Bracey Jr. contributes an afterword which speaks to the uniqueness of Meier's experience among historians of African American studies.

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University Professor of history at Kent State University, August Meier is author or editor of ten books, including Negro Thought in America, 1880-1915 (1965), From Plantation to Ghetto (1976, with Elliott Rudwick), and Black History and the Historical Profession, 1915-1980 (1986, with Elliott Rudwick).

John H. Bracey Jr. is professor of Afro-American studies at teh University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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