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The Prism of Race

W.E.B. Du Bois, Langston Hughes, Paul Robeson, and the Colored World of Cedric Dover

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Nico Slate
    Pages 1-8
  3. Nico Slate
    Pages 85-112
  4. Nico Slate
    Pages 113-140
  5. Nico Slate
    Pages 141-165
  6. Nico Slate
    Pages 167-185
  7. Nico Slate
    Pages 187-199
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 201-246

About this book


A scholar of race and a leader in the Afro-Asian solidarity movement, Cedric Dover embodied the 20th-century cosmopolitan redefinition of racial identity. Tracing Dover's evolution through his relationships with W.E.B. Du Bois, Langston Hughes, and Paul Robeson, this book tracks racial identity in the twentieth century.


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About the authors

Nico Slate is an Associate Professor of History at Carnegie Mellon University. He is the author of Colored Cosmopolitanism: The Shared Struggle for Freedom in the United States and India (2012) and the editor of Black Power beyond Borders (2012).

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