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W.E.B. Du Bois

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David Roediger is Kendrick Babcock Professor of History at the University of Illinois (Urbana/Champaign). His books include The Wages of Whiteness and, as editor, Black on White.

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John Brown

Written by W.E.B. Du Bois
Edited by David R. Roediger


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 10, 2001
Price: $13.95

A moving cultural biography of abolitionist martyr John Brown, by one of the most important African-American intellectuals of the twentieth century.

In the history of slavery and its legacy, John Brown looms large as a hero whose deeds partly precipitated the Civil War. As Frederick Douglass wrote: "When John Brown stretched... Read more >
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John Brown

Written by W.E.B. Du Bois
Edited by David R. Roediger


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 21, 2010
Price: $2.99

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The Souls of Black Folk

Written by W.E.B. Du Bois


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 1, 2000
Price: $2.99

"The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line." Thus speaks W.E.B. Du Bois in The Souls Of Black Folk, one of the most prophetic and influental works in American literature. In this eloquent collection of essays, first published in 1903, Du Bois dares as no one... Read more >
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The Souls of Black Folk

Written by W.E.B. Du Bois


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: July 26, 2005
Price: $1.99

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The Souls of Black Folk

Written by W.E.B. Du Bois
Introduction by David L. Lewis


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 7, 2003
Price: $17.95

When first published in 1903, W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk struck like a thunderclap, quickly establishing itself as a work that wholly redefined the history of the black experience in America, introducing the now famous “problem of the color line.” In decades since, its stature has only grown... Read more >
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The Souls of Black Folk

Written by W.E.B. Du Bois


Format: Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: June 1, 1989
Price: $5.95

Introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

"The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line." Thus speaks W.E.B. Du Bois in The Souls Of Black Folk, one of the most prophetic and influental works in American literature. In this eloquent collection of essays, first published in 1903... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, eBook and a hardcover.
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