9780230606524

Booker T. Washington and the Struggle against White Supremacy The Southern Educational Tours, 1908-1912

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230606524

  • ISBN10:

    0230606520

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-09-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Summary

This book narrates and analyzes the southern tours by Booker T. Washington and his associates in 1908-1912. The author provides analysis of the importance of these tours in early 20th-century race relations, and relates them to Washington's racial philosophy and its impact on the various parts of black society. Instead of focusing on how Washington struggled against W.E.B. DuBois in a quest for leadership, this study emphasizes how he fought to undermine white supremacy.

Author Biography

David Jackson is a Professor of History at Florida A&M University.

Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Abbreviationsp. xvii
Introductionp. 1
The Three R's: Reconstruction, Redemption, and Racismp. 11
Booker T. Washington and the Psychology of "Black Survivalism"p. 31
Tour of the Magnolia State, October 1908p. 53
Tour of the Volunteer State, November 1909p. 77
Tour of the Tar Heel State, October-November 1910p. 99
Tour of the Lone Star State, September-October 1911p. 127
Tour of the Sunshine State, March 1912p. 151
Conclusionp. 177
Roster of Selected National Negro Business League Members in Mississippi, Tennessee, North Carolina, Texas, and Florida from 1900 to 1915p. 189
Notesp. 205
Works Citedp. 233
Indexp. 249
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