Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 7 (4):111-146 (2004)
|Abstract||Ida B. Wells (1862?1931) was a considerable figure in her day. But she has not been accorded posthumous acclaim in parallel. This oversight is either just, or an unprecedented historical falsification ? enabled largely through unhappy, gendered misperception. African?American thought for long turned round dispute between accommodation (Washington) and protest (Du Bois) as forms of leadership. Yet this contrast may mislead. First, Washington was more white placeman than black leader. Second, Du Bois, more than anyone, helped diminish, even extinguish, the Wellsian intellectual legacy. If Wells?s arguments (on violence) have critical significance, and Washington?s are insubstantial and time?serving, then the important struggle within African?American leadership may come to be relocated within the protest tradition ? as between Du Bois (romantic Pan?Africanist) and Wells (universal defender of human rights), both recovered by the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s, Wells possibly more fittingly|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
W. E. P. Cotter (1898). Wells' Short History of Rome A Short History of Rome to the Death of Augustus, by T. Wells, M.A. Methuen and Co. Pp. 353. 3s. 6d. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 12 (04):232-.
M. Cary (1924). Wells's Studies in Herodotus Studies in Herodotus. By J. Wells. One Vol. Pp. Viii+232. Oxford: Blackwell. 7s. 6d. Net. The Classical Review 38 (7-8):196-197.
Ronald Michael Green (2005). Last Word: Imagining the Future. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 15 (1):101-106.
Susan Wells (2002). Discursive Mobility and Double Consciousness in S. Weir Mitchell and W. E. B. Du Bois. Philosophy and Rhetoric 35 (2):120-137.
Donald A. Wells (1970). Is “Just Violence” Like “Just War”? Social Theory and Practice 1 (1):26-38.
Wesley Raymond Wells (1918). The Fallacy in H. G. Wells's “New Religion”. The Monist 28 (4):604-608.
Jas Johnstone (1931). The Science of Life. By H. G. Wells, Julian Huxley, and G. P. Wells. (London: Cassell & Co. Pp. 895, 339 Illustrations. 1931. Price 21s. Net.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 6 (24):506-.
Maurice Hamington (2005). Public Pragmatism: Jane Addams and Ida B. Wells on Lynching. Journal of Speculative Philosophy 19 (2):167-174.
Preston King (2004). Theory in History: Foundations of Resistance and Nonviolence in the American South. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 7 (4):1-50.
Added to index2010-08-10
Total downloads4 ( #188,845 of 722,836 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #60,541 of 722,836 )
How can I increase my downloads?