W.E.B. Du Bois was a public intellectual, sociologist, and activist on behalf of the African American community. He profoundly shaped black political culture in the United States through his founding role in the NAACP, as well as internationally through the Pan-African movement. Du Bois's sociological and historical research on African-American communities and culture broke ground in many areas, including the history of the post-Civil War Reconstruction period. Du Bois was also a prolific author of novels, autobiographical accounts, innumerable editorials and journalistic pieces, and several.
Originally published: Philadelphia : The University, 1899, in series: Publications of the University of Pennsylvania. Series in political economy and public law. With new introd.
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The scope of this study The problem The Negro in Philadelphia, 1638-1820 The Negro in Philadelphia, 1820-1896 The size, age and sex of the Negro population Conjugal condition Sources of the Negro population Education and illiteracy The occupations of Negroes The health of Negroes The Negro family The organized life of Negroes The Negro criminal Pauperism and alcoholism The environment of the Negro The contact of the races Negro suffrage A final word.
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Print version: Du Bois, W.E.B. Philadelphia negro : a social study. New York, NY : Oxford University Press,  xxx 315 pages Oxford W.E.B. Du Bois