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W. E. B. Du Bois

Sociologist, Activist, Author (23-Feb-1868 — 27-Aug-1963)

SUBJECT OF BOOKS


Derrick P. Alridge. The Educational Thought of W. E. B. Du Bois: An Intellectual History. New York: Teachers College Press. 2008. 189pp.

William L. Andrews (editor). Critical Essays on W. E. B. Du Bois. Boston: G. K. Hall. 1985. 255pp.

Herbert Apthecker (editor). The Correspondence of W. E. B. Du Bois: Volume I, Selections, 1877-1934. University of Massachusetts Press. 1973. 507pp.

Herbert Apthecker (editor). The Correspondence of W. E. B. Du Bois: Volume 2, Selections, 1934 - 1944.. University of Massachusetts Press. 1976. 419pp.

Herbert Apthecker (editor). The Correspondence of W. E. B. Du Bois: Volume 3, Selections, 1877-1934. University of Massachusetts Press. 1978. 510pp.

Herbert Aptheker. Annotated Bibliography of the Published Writings of W. E. B. Du Bois. Millwood, NY: Kraus-Thomson. 1973. 626pp.

Murali Balaji. The Professor and the Pupil: The Politics and Friendship of W. E. B. Du Bois and Paul Robeson. New York: Nation Books. 2007. 512pp.

Harold Bloom. W. E. B. Du Bois. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publ.. 2001. 271pp.

Edward J. Blum. W. E. B. Du Bois: American Prophet. University of Pennsylvania Press. 2007. 273pp.

W. E. B. Du Bois. In Battle for Peace: The Story of My 83rd Birthday. New York: Masses & Mainstream. 1952. 198pp.

W. E. B. Du Bois. The Autobiography of W. E. B. Du Bois: A Soliloquy on Viewing My Life From the Last Decade of its First Century. New York: International Publishers. 1968. 448pp.

Francis L. Broderick. W. E. B. Du Bois: Negro Leader in a Time of Crisis. Stanford University Press. 1970. 259pp.

Keith E. Byerman. Seizing the Word: History, Art, and Self in the Work of W. E. B. Du Bois. University of Georgia Press. 1994. 243pp.

James L. Conyers, Jr. (editor). Reevaluting the Pan-Africanism of W. E. B. Du Bois and Marcus Garvey: Escapist Fantasy or Relevant Reality. Edwin Mellen Press. 2006. 300pp.

Stanley Crouch. Reconsidering the Souls of Black Folk: Thoughts on the Groundbreaking Classic Work of W. E. B. Du Bois. Philadelphia: Running Press Book Publishers. 2002. 256pp.

Chester Fontenot (editor). W. E. B. Du Bois and Race: Essays Celebrating the Centennial Publication of the Souls of Black Folk. Mercer University Press. 2001. 198pp.

Mary Keller and Chester J Fontenot. Re-cognizing [sic] W. E. B. Du Bois in the Twenty-First Century. Mercer University Press. 2007. 254pp.

Gerald Horne. Black and Red: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Afro-American Response to the Cold War, 1944-1963. State University of New York Press. 1986. 457pp.

Gerald Horne. Race Woman: The Lives of Shirley Graham Du Bois. New York University Press. 2000. 363pp. Biography of W. E. B. Du Bois' second wife.

Brian Johnson. W. E. B. Du Bois: Toward Agnosticism, 1868-1934. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. 2008. 141pp.

Amy Helene Kirschke. Art in Crisis: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Struggle for African American Identity and Memory. Indiana University Press. 2006. 284pp.

Richard Kostelanetz. Politics in the African-American Novel: James Weldon Johnson, W. E. B. Du Bois, Richard Wright, and Ralph Ellison. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1991. 200pp.

Julius Lester. The Seventh Son: The Thought and Writings of W. E. B. Du Bois. New York: Random House. 1971. 576pp.

David L. Lewis. W. E. B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919. New York: Henry Holt & Co.. 1993. 715pp.

David L. Lewis. W. E. B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century 1919-1963. New York: Henry Holt & Company. 2000. 715pp.

David L. Lewis. W. E. B. Du Bois: A Biography. New York: Henry Holt and Co.. 2009. 893pp.

Rayford W. Logan. W. E. B. Du Bois: A Profile. New York: Hill and Wang. 1971. 324pp.

Manning Marable. W. E. B. Du Bois: Black Radical Democrat. Boston: Twayne. 1986. 285pp.

Henry Lee Moon. The Emerging Thought of W. E. B. Du Bois: Essays and Editorials from The Crisis. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1972. 440pp.

Jacqueline M. Moore. Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, and the Struggle for Racial Uplift. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources. 2003. 194pp.

Wilson Jeremiah Moses. Creative Conflict in African American Thought: Frederick Douglass, Alexander Crummell, Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 326pp.

Paul G. Partington. W. E. B. Du Bois: A Bibliography of His Published Writings. Whittier, CA: (self-published). 1977. 202pp. Contains 2377 items.

Reiland Rabaka. W. E. B. Du Bois and the Problems of the Twenty-First Century. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 2007. 277pp.

Adolph L. Reed. W. E. B. Du Bois and American Political Thought: Fabianism and the Color Line. Oxford University Press. 1997. 296pp.

Elliott O. Rudsick. W. E. B. Du Bois: Propagandist of the Negro Protest. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1960. 390pp. Alternate title, W. E. B. Du Bois: A Study in Minority Group Leadership

Michael B. Katz and Thomas J. Sugrue (editor). W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and the City: The Philadelphia Negro and Its Legacy. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1998. 288pp.

William M. Tuttle. W. E. B. Du Bois. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1973. 186pp.

Susan Kay Gillman and Alys Eve Weinbaum. Next to the Color Line: Gender, Sexuality, and W. E. B. Du Bois. University of Minnesota Press. 2007. 432pp.

Meyer Weinberg (editor). The World of W. E. B. Du Bois: A Quotation Sourcebook. Greenwood Press. 1992. 282pp.

David L Lewis and Deborah Willis. A Small Nation of People: W. E. B. Du Bois and African-American Portraits of Progress. New York: Amistad. 2003. 208pp.

Raymond Wolters. Du Bois and his Rivals. University of Missouri Press. 2001. 311pp.

Edward J Blum and Jason R Young. The Souls of W. E. B. Du Bois: New Essays and Reflections. Mercer University Press. 2009. 281pp.

Gerald Horne and Mary Young. W. E. B. Du Bois: An Encyclopedia. Greenwood Press. 2000. 250pp.

Shamoon Zamir. The Cambridge Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois. Cambridge University Press. 2008. 192pp.

Phil Zuckerman. Du Bois on Religion. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press. 2000. 209pp.

Phil Zuckerman (editor). The Social Theory of W. E. B. Du Bois. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press. 2004. 215pp.


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  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.313)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.192)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.294)

  11. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.277)

  12. Twentieth Century Authors (p.402)

  13. Authors Today and Yesterday (pp.210-12)

  14. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.213)

  15. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.294)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.202)

  17. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.196)

  18. 100 Greatest African Americans: A Biographical Encyclopedia (vol.114-17stj:1, pp.771-73)

  19. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.4, pp.334-49)

  20. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.226)

  21. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.158)

  22. Legends in Their Own Time (p.71)

  23. Literary Journalism: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors (p.73)




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