Revelations : American history, American myths / Nathan Irvin Huggins ; edited by Brenda Smith Huggins

Author(s): Huggins, Nathan Irvin, 1927-
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Subjects: African Americans--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: x, 288 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
1. The Historical Odyssey of Nathan Irvin Huggins / Lawrence W. Levine 3
2. Harlem on My Mind 21
3. Pilgrimage for Black Americans: The Slave Castles of West Africa 29
4. The Afro-American, National Character and Community: Toward a New Synthesis 36
5. Foreword to A World in Shadow 61
6. The Freeman Lectures 65
7. W.E.B. Du Bois and Heroes 80
8. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Charisma and Leadership 89
9. Black Biography: Reflections of a Historian 94
10. Herbert Gutman and Afro-American History 100
11. Alain Locke: Aesthetic Value-System and Afro-American Art 111
12. "Here to Stay" 115
13. The Purest Kind of a Guy 121
14. Integrating Afro-American History into American History 125
15. The Constitution and Civil Rights 135
16. Ethnic Americans 148
17. Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance 158
18. American History and the Idea of Common Culture 166
19. American Myths and Afro-American Claims 174
20. Humanities, Humanity, and History 187
21. Afro-Americans 204
22. Slavery and Its Defense 232
23. Plus Ca Change... 242
24. Passing Is Passe 245
25. Two Decades of Afro-American Studies at Harvard 247
26. The Deforming Mirror of Truth 252
27. Nathan Huggins: A Personal Memoir / Leon F. Litwack 284
Additional Authors: Huggins, Brenda Smith
Notes: LCCN: 94027294
ISBN: 0195082362 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
OCLC Number: 30739161
ISBN/ISSN: 0195082362