Overview:W.E.B. Du Bois: The Lost and the Found - W.E.B. Du Bois spent many decades fighting to ensure that African Americans could claim their place as full citizens and thereby fulfill the deeply compromised ideals of American democracy. Yet he died in Africa, having apparently given up on the United States. In this tour-de-force, Elvira Basevich examines this paradox by tracing the development of his life and thought and the relevance of his legacy to our troubled age. She adroitly analyses the main concepts that inform Du Bois's critique of American democracy, such as the color line and double consciousness, before examining how these concepts might inform our understanding of contemporary struggles, from Black Lives Matter to the campaign for reparations for slavery. She stresses the continuity in Du Bois's thought, from his early writings to his later embrace of self-segregation and Pan-Africanism, while not shying away from assessing the challenging implications of his later work. This wonderful book vindicates the power of Du Bois's thought to help transform a stubbornly unjust world. It is essential reading for racial justice activists as well as students of African American philosophy and political thought.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726885-9781509535736. It was written by the following authors: Elvira Basevich. Book W.E.B. Du Bois: The Lost and the Found, which can be read online, published by the company: Polity Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Society, Education, True Stories, Politics, Biography. The book was published on 2020-10-09 00:00:00. It has 288 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 472 g. File for download W.E.B. Du Bois: The Lost and the Found has PDF format and is called w.e.b.-du-bois-the-lost-and-the-found.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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