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Black Citymakers: How The Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America

Marcus Anthony Hunter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199948130
eISBN:
9780199333202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948130.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book revisits the Black Seventh Ward neighborhood and residents of W. E. B. DuBois’s The Philadelphia Negro over the course of the twentieth century. Through the dual lens of political agency ... More


BLACK (AND WHITE)

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Bringing together psychological research on life stories and generativity in African-American men and women with a reading of African-American autobiographies, folk tales, and 19th century slave ... More


If These Row Homes Could Talk

Marcus Anthony Hunter

in Black Citymakers: How The Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199948130
eISBN:
9780199333202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948130.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter sets the foundation for the rest of the book. It outlines the major faces of political agency and highlights the contents of the subsequent chapters. In addition, it describes the ... More


Fighting for the Future of the Race: Evolution for African American Pedagogues and Preachers

Jeffrey P. Moran

in American Genesis: The Evolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195183498
eISBN:
9780190254629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195183498.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter analyzes the ways in which antievolutionism led African Americans to examine more carefully the character and future of their race. It examines the impact of antievolutionism on African ... More


Epilogue: Some Continuities in American Philosophy

Russell B. Goodman

in American Philosophy before Pragmatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199577545
eISBN:
9780191802621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577545.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This final chapter focuses both on Emerson’s relation to pragmatism and on the Emersonianism or, more broadly, the romanticism of the pragmatists. There are sections on Emerson and William James; on ... More


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