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Alain Locke

Author, Educator (13-Sep-1886 — 9-Jun-1954)


Chirstopher Buck. Alain Locke: Faith and Philosophy. Kalimat Press. 2005.

Rudolph Alexander Kofi Cain. Alain Leroy Locke: Race, Culture, and the Education of African Americans. New York, NY: Editions Rodopi B. V.. 2002. 158pp.

Chielozona Eze. The Dilemma of Ethnic Identity: Alain Locke's Vision of Transcultural Societies. Edwin Mellen Press. 2006. 206pp.

Leonard Harris (editor). The Philosophy of Alain Locke: Harlem Renaissance and Beyond. Temple University Press. 1989. 332pp.

Leonard Harris. Critical Pragmatism of Alain Locke: A Reader on Value Theory, Aesthetics, Community, Culture, Race and Education. Rowman & Littlefield. 1999. 384pp.

Russell J. Linnemann (editor). Alain Locke: Reflections on a Modern Renaissance Man. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press. 1982. 146pp.

Johnny Washington. Alain Locke and Philosophy: A Quest for Cultural Pluralism. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1986.

Johnny Washington. A Journey Into the Philosophy of Alain Locke. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 1994. 220pp.

Johnny Washington. Evolution, History and Destiny: Letters to Alain Locke (1886-1954) and Others. Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang. 2002. 416pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  5. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.694)

  6. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.447)

  7. 100 Greatest African Americans: A Biographical Encyclopedia (pp.203-06)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.639)

  9. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.182)

  10. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.4, p.463)

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