America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Nikki M. Taylor

America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

The University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: April 2013
ISBN: 9780813140780
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)

Buy PDF

List price:
$40.00
Our price:
$36.99

You save: $3.01 (8%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
In pursuit of his foremost goal, full and equal citizenship for African Americans, Peter Humphries Clark (1829--1925) defied easy classification. He was, at various times, the country's first black socialist, a loyal supporter of the Republican Party, and an advocate for the Democrats. A pioneer educational activist, Clark led the fight for African Americans' access to Ohio's public schools and became the first black principal in the state. He supported all-black schools and staunchly defended them even after the tide turned toward desegregation. As a politician, intellectual, educator, and activist, Clark was complex and enigmatic.Though Clark influenced a generation of abolitionists and civil rights activists, he is virtually forgotten today. America's First Black Socialist draws upon speeches, correspondence, and outside commentary to provide a balanced account of this neglected and misunderstood figure. Charting Clark's changing allegiances and ideologies from the antebellum era through the 1920s, this comprehensive biography illuminates the life and legacy of an important activist while also highlighting the black radical tradition that helped democratize America.
Please sign in to review this product.
Format:
Devices:
America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark PDF (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open PDF (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
7089 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Nikki M. Taylor
The University Press of Kentucky, April 2013
ISBN: 9780813140780
EAN:  9780813140780
PDF (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $40.00 eBook price: $36.99
America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Nikki M. Taylor
The University Press of Kentucky, April 2013
ISBN: 9780813140995
EAN:  9780813140995
ePub (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $40.00 eBook price: $36.99