Telling histories : black women historians in the ivory tower / edited by Deborah Gray White.

The field of black women's history gained recognition as a legitimate field of study late in the twentieth century. Collecting stories that are both deeply personal and powerfully political, Telling Histories compiles seventeen personal narratives by leading black women historians at various st...

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Other Authors: White, Deborah G. (Deborah Gray), 1949- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2008]
Series:Gender & American culture.
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Summary:The field of black women's history gained recognition as a legitimate field of study late in the twentieth century. Collecting stories that are both deeply personal and powerfully political, Telling Histories compiles seventeen personal narratives by leading black women historians at various stages in their careers. Their essays illuminate how--first as graduate students and then as professional historians--they entered and navigated the realm of higher education, a world concerned with and dominated by whites and men. In distinct voices and from different vantage points, the personal historie.
Physical Description:1 online resource (291 pages) : illustrations
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9780807889121
0807889121
9781469604763
1469604760
Place of Publication:United States of America -- Chapel Hill.
Language:English.