Those About Him Remained Silent : The Battle over W. E. B. Du Bois.
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- Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2009.
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- Du Bois, W. E. B. -- (William Edward Burghardt), -- 1868-1963 -- Homes and haunts -- Massachusetts -- Great Barrington.
Du Bois, W. E. B. -- (William Edward Burghardt), -- 1868-1963 -- Birthplace.
African American intellectuals -- Biography.
African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
Great Barrington (Mass.) -- History -- 20th century.
Great Barrington (Mass.) -- Biography.
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- Amy Bass provides the first detailed account of the battle over W. E. B. Du Bois and his legacy, as well as a history of Du Bois's early life in Massachusetts. Showing the potency of prevailing, often hidden, biases, Those About Him Remained Silent is an unexpected history of how racism, patriotism, and global politics played out in a New England community divided on how-or even if-to honor the memory of its greatest citizen.
INTRODUCTION: The Shadow of the Veil
ONE: Du Bois in Great Barrington and Beyond
TWO: Evolution of a Progressive Mind
THREE: Her Proudest Contribution to History
FOUR: Where Willie Lived and Played
FIVE: A Prophet without Honor
SIX: An Uncertain Legacy
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- Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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- Print version: Bass, Amy Those About Him Remained Silent
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