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Ebony & ivy : race, slavery, and the troubled history of America's universities

text Ebony & ivy : race, slavery, and the troubled history of America's universities

Summary

A leading African American historian of race in America exposes the uncomfortable truths about race, slavery, and the American academy, revealing that leading universities, dependent on human bondage, became breeding grounds for the racist ideas that sustained it.

Contents
A Connecticut Yankee at an ancient Indian mound -- Slavery and the rise of the American College. The edges ; "Bonfires of the Negros" ; "The very name of a West-Indian" ; Ebony and ivy -- Race and the rise of the American College. Whitening the Pr... Read more
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Description
423 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Publisher
2013

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SBBDL 379.26 Wilder in Adult Non-fiction Available

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