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Author Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963.

Title In battle for peace : the story of my 83rd birthday / W.E.B. Du Bois ; with comment by Shirley Graham ; introd. by Manning Marable
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 151 pages)
Series The Oxford W.E.B. Du Bois
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963. Works. Selections. 2007.
Contents About birthdays -- The council on African Affairs -- My habit of travel -- Peace congresses -- The Peace Information Center -- My campaign for senator -- The indictment -- The birthday dinner -- An indicted criminal -- The pilgrimages for defense -- Oh! John Rogge -- The trial -- The acquittal -- Interpretations
Summary W.E.B. Du Bois was a public intellectual, sociologist, and activist on behalf of the African American community. He profoundly shaped black political culture in the United States through his founding role in the NAACP, as well as internationally through the Pan-African movement. Du Bois's sociological and historical research on African-American communities and culture broke ground in many areas, including the history of the post-Civil War Reconstruction period. Du Bois was also a prolific author of novels, autobiographical accounts, innumerable editorials and journalistic pieces, and several
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963.
Peace Information Center.
African American authors -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography.
Intellectuals -- United States -- Biography.
Pan-Africanism -- History.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0199386897 (electronic bk.)
9780199386895 (electronic bk.)