Journals Higher Education

$120.00

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17 August 1989

400 Pages | illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195050967


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Alexander Crummell

A Study of Civilization and Discontent

Wilson Jeremiah Moses

Based on much new information, this biography examines the life and times of one of the most prominent African-American intellectuals of the nineteenth century. Crummell, educated at Queen's College, Cambridge, lived for almost twenty years in the Republic of Liberia as an Episcopal missionary, then accepted a pastorate in Washington, D.C., and founded the American Negro Academy, influencing W.E.B. Du Bois and future progenitors of the Garvey movement. A pivotal nineteenth-century thinker, Crummell is essential to any understanding of twentieth-century black nationalism.

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