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Author Howard-Pitney, David.

Title The African American jeremiad : appeals for justice in America / David Howard-Pitney
Edition Revised and expanded edition
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 277 pages)
Contents Frederick Douglass's Antebellum jeremiad against slavery and racism -- The brief life of Douglass's "new nation" : from emancipation-reconstruction to returning declension, 1861-1895 -- The jeremiad in the age of Booker T. Washington : Washington versus Ida B. Wells, 1895-1915 -- Great expectations : W.E.B. Du Bois's American jeremiad in the progressive era -- Mary McLeod Bethune and W.E.B. Du Bois : rising and waning hopes for America at midcentury -- Martin Luther King, Jr., and America's promise in the second reconstruction, 1955-1965 -- Malcolm X : Jeremiah to blacks, damner of whites -- to the end? -- King's radical jeremiad, 1965-1968 : America as the "sick society" -- Conclusion : the enduring black jeremiad
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-267) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African American messianism -- History.
African Americans -- History.
Civil religion -- United States -- History.
Jeremiads -- United States.
Political messianism -- United States -- History.
Social reformers -- United States -- History.
United States -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Howard-Pitney, David. Afro-American jeremiad
LC no. 2005040047
ISBN 1439903689 (electronic bk.)
9781439903681 (electronic bk.)