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The Resource Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching, Paula J. Giddings

Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching, Paula J. Giddings

Label
Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching
Title
Ida
Title remainder
a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching
Statement of responsibility
Paula J. Giddings
Title variation
  • Sword among lions
  • Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the life and legacy of the nineteenth-century activist and pioneer, documenting her birth into slavery, her career as a journalist and a pioneer for civil rights and suffrage, and her determination to counter lynching
Summary
Traces the life and legacy of the nineteenth-century activist and pioneer, documenting her birth into slavery, her career as a journalist and a pioneer for civil rights and suffrage, and her determination to counter lynching
Award
  • BCALA Literary Award for Nonfiction, 2009.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, 2008.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
253418
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
  • 921
  • 364.134
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.97.W55
LC item number
G53 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching
Label
Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching, Paula J. Giddings
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Holly Springs -- The new city and the ladies' car -- A breath of life, a winter of discontent -- Love and trouble -- A race in my arms -- City of the three murdered men -- Exodus -- "The truth about lynching" -- The loveliest lynchee was our Lord -- Light from a human torch -- St. Joan and Old Man Eloquent -- Exile no more -- "Let us confer together" -- Undivided duty -- Mobocracy in America -- Bull in the china shop -- Chicago and the wizard -- Calls -- Smoldering bridges -- The ladies' band -- The Alpha Suffrage Club -- Unsafe for democracy -- Known race agitator -- Prisoners of war -- Unfriendly takeovers -- The price of liberty
Control code
4711090
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 800 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060519216
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn149167871
  • (OCoLC)149167871
Label
Ida : a sword among lions : Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching, Paula J. Giddings
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Holly Springs -- The new city and the ladies' car -- A breath of life, a winter of discontent -- Love and trouble -- A race in my arms -- City of the three murdered men -- Exodus -- "The truth about lynching" -- The loveliest lynchee was our Lord -- Light from a human torch -- St. Joan and Old Man Eloquent -- Exile no more -- "Let us confer together" -- Undivided duty -- Mobocracy in America -- Bull in the china shop -- Chicago and the wizard -- Calls -- Smoldering bridges -- The ladies' band -- The Alpha Suffrage Club -- Unsafe for democracy -- Known race agitator -- Prisoners of war -- Unfriendly takeovers -- The price of liberty
Control code
4711090
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 800 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060519216
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn149167871
  • (OCoLC)149167871

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