The Resource Telling histories : black women historians in the ivory tower, edited by Deborah Gray White

Telling histories : black women historians in the ivory tower, edited by Deborah Gray White

Label
Telling histories : black women historians in the ivory tower
Title
Telling histories
Title remainder
black women historians in the ivory tower
Statement of responsibility
edited by Deborah Gray White
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The field of black women's history gained recognition as a legitimate field of study late in the twentieth century. Collecting stories that are both deeply personal and powerfully political, Telling Histories compiles seventeen personal narratives by leading black women historians at various stages in their careers. Their essays illuminate how--first as graduate students and then as professional historians--they entered and navigated the realm of higher education, a world concerned with and dominated by whites and men. In distinct voices and from different vantage points, the personal historie
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
398.2089/96073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.86
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Gender & American culture
Label
Telling histories : black women historians in the ivory tower, edited by Deborah Gray White
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A telling history / Deborah Gray White -- Un essai d'ego-histoire / Nell Irvin Painter -- Becoming a Black woman's historian / Darlene Clark Hine -- A journey through history / Merline Pitre -- Being and thinking outside of the box : a Black woman's experience in academia / Rosalyn Terborg-Penn -- My history in history / Deborah Gray White -- The politics of memory and place : reflections of an African American female scholar / Sharon Harley -- History without illusion / Julie Saville -- On the margins : creating a space and place in the academy / Wanda A. Hendricks -- History lessons / Brenda Elaine Stevenson -- The death of dry tears / Ula Taylor -- Looking backward in order to go forward : Black women historians and Black women's history / Mia Bay -- Journey toward a different self : the defining power of illness, race, and gender / Chana Kai Lee -- Bodies of history / Elsa Barkley Brown -- Experiencing Black feminism / Jennifer L. Morgan -- Dancing on the edges of history, but never dancing alone / Barbara Ransby -- How a hundred years of history tracked me down / Leslie Brown -- Not so ivory : African American women historians creating academic communities / Crystal N. Feimster
Control code
ocn609736891
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469604763
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt62znv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32208625
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)609736891
  • pebcs0807889121
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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