Civilization and Black progress : selected writings of Alexander Crummell on the South / edited by J.R. Oldfield

Author(s): Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898
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Subjects: African Americans--History--1877-1964--Sources
African Americans--Southern States--History--19th century--Sources
Southern States--Race relations--Sources
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Charlottesville : Published for the Southern Texts Society by the University Press of Virginia, 1995
Series: Publications of the Southern Texts Society
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: x, 265 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Editorial Method 27
1. The Social Principle among a People and Its Bearing on Their Progress 29
2. The Destined Superiority of the Negro 43
3. The Assassination of President Garfield 54
4. The Dignity of Labour; and Its Value to a New People 65
5. A Defence of the Negro Race and America from the Assaults on Charges of Rev. J. L. Tucker, D. D., of Jackson, Mississippi 78
6. The Black Woman of the South: Her Neglects and Her Needs 101
7. Excellence, an End of the Trained Intellect 114
8. The Need of New Ideas and New Aims for a New Era 120
9. Common Sense in Common Schooling 134
10. Right-Mindedness: An Address before the Garnet Lyceum, of Lincoln University 143
11. The Best Methods of Church Work among the Colored People 155
12. The Race-Problem in America 163
13. Incidents of Hope for the Negro Race in America 174
14. At Hampton Institute, 1896 185
15. Civilization the Primal Need of the Race 195
16. The Prime Need of the Negro Race 200
17. The Attitude of the American Mind toward the Negro Intellect 204
18. Tracts for the Negro Race 215
Appendix 229
Notes 232
Index 257
Additional Authors: Oldfield, J. R. (John R.)
Southern Texts Society
Notes: LCCN: 95017664
ISBN: 081391602X (cloth)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-255) and index
OCLC Number: 32429317
ISBN/ISSN: 081391602X