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The Resource Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching, Paula J. Giddings

Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching, Paula J. Giddings

Label
Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching
Title
Ida
Title remainder
a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching
Statement of responsibility
Paula J. Giddings
Title variation
  • Sword among lions
  • Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the life and legacy of the nineteenth-century activist and pioneer, documenting her birth into slavery, her career as a journalist and a pioneer for civil rights and suffrage, and her determination to counter lynching
Summary
Traces the life and legacy of the nineteenth-century activist and pioneer, documenting her birth into slavery and upbringing in the Victorian-era South, where she became a journalist and pioneer for civil rights and suffrage, in an account that also describes her determination to counter lynching activities.
Award
  • BCALA Literary Award for Nonfiction, 2009.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, 2008.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
253418
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giddings, Paula
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wells-Barnett, Ida B
  • African American women
  • African American women civil rights workers
  • African American women social reformers
  • Lynching
  • United States
  • Wells-Barnett, Ida B
  • African American women
  • African American women civil rights workers
  • African American women social reformers
  • Lynching
  • Race relations
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching
Label
Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching, Paula J. Giddings
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sword among lions -- Holly Springs -- The new city and the ladies' car -- A breath of life, a winter of discontent -- Love and trouble -- A race in my arms -- City of the three murdered men -- Exodus -- "The truth about lynching" -- The loveliest lynchee was Our Lord -- Light from a human torch -- St. Joan and old man eloquent -- Exile no more -- "Let us confer together" -- Undivided duty -- Mobocracy in America -- Bull in the China shop -- Chicago and the wizard -- Calls -- Smoldering bridges -- The ladies' band -- The Alpha Suffrage Club -- Unsafe for democracy -- Known race agitator -- Prisoners of war -- Unfriendly takeovers -- The price of liberty
Control code
ocn149167871
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 800 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780060797362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)149167871
Label
Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching, Paula J. Giddings
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sword among lions -- Holly Springs -- The new city and the ladies' car -- A breath of life, a winter of discontent -- Love and trouble -- A race in my arms -- City of the three murdered men -- Exodus -- "The truth about lynching" -- The loveliest lynchee was Our Lord -- Light from a human torch -- St. Joan and old man eloquent -- Exile no more -- "Let us confer together" -- Undivided duty -- Mobocracy in America -- Bull in the China shop -- Chicago and the wizard -- Calls -- Smoldering bridges -- The ladies' band -- The Alpha Suffrage Club -- Unsafe for democracy -- Known race agitator -- Prisoners of war -- Unfriendly takeovers -- The price of liberty
Control code
ocn149167871
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 800 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780060797362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)149167871

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