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The Resource Ebony & ivy : race, slavery, and the troubled history of America's universities, Craig Steven Wilder

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

Label
Ebony & ivy : race, slavery, and the troubled history of America's universities
Title
Ebony & ivy
Title remainder
race, slavery, and the troubled history of America's universities
Statement of responsibility
Craig Steven Wilder
Title variation
Ebony and ivy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wilder, Craig Steven
Dewey number
379.2/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • LC212.42
  • LC212.42
LC item number
  • .W53 2013
  • .W53 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Discrimination in higher education
  • Racism in education
  • Slavery
  • Universities and colleges
  • African Americans
  • Minorities
  • United States
Label
Ebony & ivy : race, slavery, and the troubled history of America's universities, Craig Steven Wilder
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-408) and index
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 Promised Land ; "All students & all Americans" ; "On the bodily and mental inferiority of the Negro" ; "Could they be sent back to Africa" -- Cotton comes to Harvard
Control code
sky256141682
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
423 pages
Isbn
9781596916814
Lccn
2013011971
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Ebony & ivy : race, slavery, and the troubled history of America's universities, Craig Steven Wilder
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-408) and index
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 Promised Land ; "All students & all Americans" ; "On the bodily and mental inferiority of the Negro" ; "Could they be sent back to Africa" -- Cotton comes to Harvard
Control code
sky256141682
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
423 pages
Isbn
9781596916814
Lccn
2013011971
Other physical details
illustrations

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