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David Levering Lewis

Autor(a) de God's Crucible

21+ Works 3,068 Membros 25 Reviews 3 Favorited

About the Author

David Levering Lewis is the Martin Luther King Professor of History at Rutgers University & was recently awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. "W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919" received the Bancroft, Parkman, & Pulitzer prizes, & was a finalist for the National Book Award & National Book mostrar mais Critics Circle Award. He also wrote "W.E.B. Du Bois: A Reader." (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880 (1935) — Introdução, algumas edições822 cópias
Harlem Renaissance: Art of Black America (1987) — Contribuinte — 184 cópias
Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America (1995) — Contribuinte — 91 cópias
Chariot in the Sky: A Story of the Jubilee Singers (1951) — Prefácio, algumas edições66 cópias
Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen (1998) — Contribuinte — 31 cópias
The Civil Rights Movement in America (1986) — Contribuinte — 16 cópias
The Story of America: Beginnings to 1914 (2006) — Contribuinte, algumas edições6 cópias

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It was very in depth, well researched and well written. I should have liked a more personal look, more about his family life, but that might be attributable to the way he lived his life rather than the biographer's choices. His mission was his life.
 
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cspiwak | outras 3 resenhas | Mar 6, 2024 |
Hyperbolic (as the title indicates) and a bit repetitive—party bosses recruited Willkie to combat isolationists in their own party. They didn’t quite succeed, but Lewis argues that Willkie’s prominence at least allowed for a bit of bipartisanship against Nazis before Pearl Harbor.
 
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rivkat | Mar 3, 2023 |
Gathering a representative sampling of the New Negro Movement's most important figures, and providing substantial introductory essays, headnotes, and brief biographical notes, Lewis' volume—organized chronologically—includes the poetry and prose of Sterling Brown, Countee Cullen, W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson, and others.
 
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PendleHillLibrary | outras 2 resenhas | Sep 17, 2022 |
Mr. Lewis has produced a readable book on the effect of the Spanish Islamic community on the more northerly European Countries. He covers the history of that country's caliphate in more detail than normal, and gives a number of illuminating details. The book is useful, and gives a fuller picture of the tensions and advances in the western Mediterranean until the mid-1200's. It is a good place to start further exploration of the question of the interactive effect on the general development of world civilization . Sadly, I note his footnotes and bibliography rely heavily on secondary books and English language translations rather than direct quotations.… (mais)
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DinadansFriend | outras 10 resenhas | Oct 16, 2021 |

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Obras
21
Also by
9
Membros
3,068
Popularidade
#8,322
Avaliação
4.1
Resenhas
25
ISBNs
72
Idiomas
3
Favorito
3

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