W.E.B. Dubois : Biography of a Race, 1868–1919 by David Levering Lewis

This biography provides an in-depth look into the life of W.E.B. Dubois, a prominent African-American sociologist, historian, and civil rights activist. The book traces Dubois' life from his birth in 1868 to 1919, detailing his upbringing, education, and his significant contributions to the civil rights movement. It offers a comprehensive portrait of his ideologies, personal struggles, and his tireless fight for racial equality, making it an essential read for those interested in American history and race relations.

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Since this book was first published in 1993, there is a penalty of 30.4%. The age adjusted score is 0.7.

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