The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reader

By Henry Louis Gates; Abby Wolf (Editor)
(Basic Civitas Books, Hardcover, 9780465028313, 656pp.)

Publication Date: May 2012

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A primer from one of America’s most esteemed and popular intellectuals




About the Author

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He is the author of numerous books, including Colored People, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man, In Search of Our Roots, and the American Book Award-winning The Signifying Monkey. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.




NPR
Wednesday, Jul 4, 2012

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is perhaps best known for his research tracing the family and genetic history of famous African Americans. A selection of his writings on race, politics and culture appear in The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reader. Originally broadcast May 8, 2012. More at NPR.org

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NPR
Tuesday, May 8, 2012

For more than 30 years, Henry Louis Gates Jr. has been an influential public intellectual. He may be best known for his research tracing the family and genetic history of famous African-Americans. A selection of his writings on race, politics and culture appear in The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reader. More at NPR.org

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