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
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2008]
Series:Gender & American culture.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: A telling history / Deborah Gray White
  • Un essai d'ego-histoire / Nell Irvin Painter
  • Becoming a Black woman's historian / Darlene Clark Hine
  • A journey through history / Merline Pitre
  • Being and thinking outside of the box : a Black woman's experience in academia / Rosalyn Terborg-Penn
  • My history in history / Deborah Gray White
  • The politics of memory and place : reflections of an African American female scholar / Sharon Harley
  • History without illusion / Julie Saville
  • On the margins : creating a space and place in the academy / Wanda A. Hendricks
  • History lessons / Brenda Elaine Stevenson
  • The death of dry tears / Ula Taylor
  • Looking backward in order to go forward : Black women historians and Black women's history / Mia Bay
  • Journey toward a different self : the defining power of illness, race, and gender / Chana Kai Lee
  • Bodies of history / Elsa Barkley Brown
  • Experiencing Black feminism / Jennifer L. Morgan
  • Dancing on the edges of history, but never dancing alone / Barbara Ransby
  • How a hundred years of history tracked me down / Leslie Brown
  • Not so ivory : African American women historians creating academic communities / Crystal N. Feimster.