Mirror to America. The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin. [inscribed by Franklin]
Autobiography of academic historian of Black America, civil rights activist and writer, John Hope Franklin. Franklin was “the first black historian to assume a full professorship at a white institution—Brooklyn College—and be appointed chair of the University of Chicago’s history department and, later, John B. Duke Professor at Duke University. He has reshaped the way African American history is understood and taught and has become one of the world’s most celebrated historians, garnering over 130 honorary degrees.” (dust jacket) This copy inscribed and signed by Franklin on the half-title to a collector of Black American history.
Description: Mirror to America. The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin. [inscribed by Franklin]
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2005). First edition. 401pp. 8vo. Paper covered boards; dust jacket. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.