Dusk of Dawn. An Essay Toward an Autobiography of a Race Concept.
“Du Bois accepted an appointment as chair of the sociology department at Atlanta University, where he had already been teaching as a visiting professor during the winter of 1934 [...] There, too, he published his most important historical work, Black Reconstruction in America: An Essay toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860–1880 (1935), and Dusk of Dawn: An Essay toward an Autobiography of a Race Concept (1940), his most engaging and poignant autobiographical essay since Souls of Black Folk. (ANB)”
Description: Dusk of Dawn. An Essay Toward an Autobiography of a Race Concept.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., (1940). First Edition. Original cloth, without dust jacket. Bright and clean with bookplate of William Monroe Geer. A very good and handsome copy.