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A Small Nation of People

W. E. B. Du Bois and African American Portraits of Progress


About the Book

An incredible treasure trove of more than 150 illustrations detailing a small nation of African Americans prepared to make their mark on America

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Critical Praise

“A landmark book.” —Black Issues Book Review

“An eye opening treasure....The family album of black America.” —Juan Williams, author of Eyes on the Prize and This Far by Faith

“Imbued with grace and dignity...A rare look at the progress being made by....forebearers in an important, longstanding tradition.” —Thelma Golden, Deputy Director for Exhibitions and Programs, The Studio Museum in Harlem and author of Black Male

“A must read book for everyone and anyone concerned with the historical evolution of American history, culture and identity.” —Leslie King-Hammond, Ph. D., Dean of Graduate Studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art

“Impressive....Readers...will love this rare glimpse of photographs. —Booklist

“More than just a pretty cover....[A Small Nation of People] will provide...enjoyment for months and years to come.” —Richmond Times-Dispatch

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060817565
  • ISBN 10: 0060817569
  • Imprint: Harper Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 10/04/2005
  • Pages: 208
  • List Price: 23.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
  • BISAC2: PHOTOGRAPHY / Photojournalism

A Small Nation of People by David Levering Lewis, Deborah Willis

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