By Wilson Jeremiah Moses

Wilson Moses bases this number of essays at the considered 5 significant African-American intellectuals: Frederick Douglass, Alexander Crummell, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, and Marcus J. Garvey. Highlighting the highbrow struggles and contradictions of those personalities, in regards to person morality and collective reform, Moses finds how they contributed to ideas for black growth. He analyzes their pondering in the contexts of Jeffersonian and Jacksonian democracy, Social Darwinism, and progressivism. Wilson J. Moses is Ferree Professor of yank background and Senior Fellow of the humanities and arts Institute on the Pennsylvania country collage. He has been Fulbright Senior Lecturer on the unfastened college of Berlin and Fulbright visitor Professor on the college of Vienna. His books contain Liberian desires: again to Africa Narratives from the 1850s (Pennsylvania country collage Press, 1998), and Afrotopia: The Roots of African American well known background (Cambridge, 1998).

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