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Film, Video A History of African American Political Thought

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Title

  • A History of African American Political Thought

Summary

  • Melvin Rogers and Jack Turner, co-editors of the new book, "African American Political Thought: A Collected History," discuss their book, which brings together contemporary scholars to reflect on the contributions of important figures in the tradition of African American political thought, providing an unprecedented philosophical history of thinkers from the African American community and the African diaspora.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress), sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2021-02-22.

Notes

  • -  Group name: Conversations on the Future of Democracy. 4
  • -  Classification: History: America.
  • -  Classification: Political Science.
  • -  Jack Turner, Melvin Rogers.
  • -  Recorded on 2021-02-22.
  • -  Jack Turner is associate professor of political science at the University of Washington, with specialties in race, American political thought, and democratic theory. Turner's works include "Awakening to Race: Individualism and Social Consciousness in America" and "A Political Companion to Henry David Thoreau." He formerly served as director of the Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality and Race.
  • -  Melvin Rogers is associate professor of political science at Brown University, with specialties in democratic theory and the history of American and African American political and ethical philosophy. Rogers's work includes "The Undiscovered Dewey: Religion, Morality and the Ethos of Democracy." He currently serves as the co-editor of the Oxford University Press New Histories of Philosophy series. He is a former Kluge Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Library's John W. Kluge Center.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2024697393

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. A History of African American Political Thought. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -02-22, 2021. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2024697393/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & John W. Kluge Center, S. B. (2021) A History of African American Political Thought. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -02-22. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2024697393/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. A History of African American Political Thought. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -02-22, 2021. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2024697393/>.