The African American jeremiad : appeals for justice in America / David Howard-Pitney.
- ISBN: 1592133282 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 1592134157 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: viii, 277 p. ; 22 cm.
- Edition: Rev. and expanded ed.
- Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2005.
Rev. ed. of: The Afro-American jeremiad. 1990.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Frederick Douglass's antebellum jeremiad against slavery and racism -- The brief life of Douglass's "new nation" : from emancipation-Reconstruction to returning declension, 1861-1895 -- The jeremiad in the age of Booker T. Washington : Washington versus Ida B. Wells, 1895-1915 -- Great expectations : W.E.B. Du Bois's American jeremiad in the progressive era -- Mary McLeod Bethune and W.E.B. Du Bois : rising and waning hopes for America at midcentury -- Martin Luther King, Jr., and America's promise in the second reconstruction, 1955-1965 -- Malcolm X : Jeremiah to blacks, damner of whites-- to the end? -- King's radical jeremiad, 1965-1968 : America as the "sick society."