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George Washington Williams: A Biography Paperback – September 29, 1998


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  • Paperback: 392 pages
  • Publisher: Duke University Press Books (September 29, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0822321645
  • ISBN-13: 978-0822321644
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #290,944 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Williams (1849-1891), son of a former slave, had many notable careers: clergyman, editor-publisher, politician, diplomat and, above all, historian, and was the first to write a scholarly history of American blacks. PW called this a "beautifully researched, excellent biography."
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“An extraordinary accomplishment . . . a model biography. . . .”—John W. Blassingame


“In the historiography of African Americans, Williams stands not only as a pioneer, but as an author whose work has held its value. The conjunction of these two giants makes Franklin on Williams a work of enduring worth.”—Nell Irvin Painter, author of Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Thomas A. Hickey on October 4, 2013
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This is a well-written biography by a noted author of a fascinating African-American who has largely been lost to history.
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