Black Leaders of the Nineteenth Century. [inscribed by Black historian Benjamin Quarles, a contributor to the book]
This copy inscribed Black historian Benjamin Quarles who contributes the chapter “Harriet Tubman’s Unlikely Leadership.” Biographical essays on prominent Black leaders in America. Includes such chapters as “Ricard Allen and the African Church Movement” by Albert J. Raboteau; “Nat Turner: The Unknown Slave as Visionary Leader” by Peter H. Wood; “Martin R. Delany: Elitism and Black Nationalism” by Nell Irvin Painter; and “Black Reconstruction Leaders at the Grass Roots” by Eric Foner.
Description: Black Leaders of the Nineteenth Century. [inscribed by Black historian Benjamin Quarles, a contributor to the book]
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, (1988). First Edition. xii, , 344, pp. 8vo. Publisher’s cloth; pictorial dust jacket. Half tone illustrations. Light foxing to text block edges; dust jacket is very sunned. A Very Good copy overall.