The Resource Ebony and Ivy : Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities, Craig Steven Wilder, (eBook)

Ebony and Ivy : Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities, Craig Steven Wilder, (eBook)

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Ebony and Ivy : Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities
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Ebony and Ivy
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Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities
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Craig Steven Wilder
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A 2006 report commissioned by Brown University revealed that institution's complex and contested involvement in slaverysetting off a controversy that leapt from the ivory tower to make headlines across the country. But Brown's troubling past was far from unique. In Ebony and Ivy, Craig Steven Wilder, a rising star in the profession of history, lays bare uncomfortable truths about race, slavery, and the American academy.Many of America's revered colleges and universitiesfrom Harvard, Yale, and Princeton to Rutgers, Williams College, and UNCwere soaked in the sweat, the tears, and sometimes the blood of people of color. The earliest academies proclaimed their mission to Christianize the savages of North America, and played a key role in white conquest. Later, the slave economy and higher education grew up together, each nurturing the other. Slavery funded colleges, built campuses, and paid the wages of professors. Enslaved Americans waited on ..
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Ebony and Ivy : Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities, Craig Steven Wilder, (eBook)
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Ebony and Ivy : Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities, Craig Steven Wilder, (eBook)
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http://austinlibrary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=17066C96-EF8C-4529-9A3F-1EBA9AB297CC
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unknown
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multicolored
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858878319
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online
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not applicable
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remote
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17066C96-EF8C-4529-9A3F-1EBA9AB297CC

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