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Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880

by W. E. B. Du Bois David Levering Lewis

Provides the history of millions of Africans in America for the twenty years and interprets their fates and experiences in the new world.

God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215

by David Levering Lewis

Lewis provides a new interpretation of world-altering events whose influence remains as current as today's headlines. His narrative, filled with accounts of some of the greatest battles in world history, reveals how cosmopolitan, Muslim al-Andalus flourished-- a beacon of cooperation and tolerance between Islam, Judaism, and Christianity--while proto-Europe, defining itself in opposition to Islam, made virtues out of hereditary aristocracy, religious intolerance, perpetual war, and slavery.

A Small Nation of People

by David Levering Lewis Deborah Willis

An incredible treasure trove of more than 150 illustrations detailing a small nation of African Americans prepared to make their mark on America

W. E. B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919

by David Levering Lewis

A literate, meticulously researched biography of the complex scholar/activist DuBois, premier architect of the civil rights movement in the United States. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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