The Resource Torchbearers of democracy : African American soldiers in the World War I era, Chad L. Williams, (ebook)

Torchbearers of democracy : African American soldiers in the World War I era, Chad L. Williams, (ebook)

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Torchbearers of democracy : African American soldiers in the World War I era
Title
Torchbearers of democracy
Title remainder
African American soldiers in the World War I era
Statement of responsibility
Chad L. Williams
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On April 2, 1917, Woodrow Wilson thrust the United States into World War I by declaring, "The world must be made safe for democracy." For the 380,000 African American soldiers who fought and labored in the global conflict, these words carried life or death meaning. Relating stories bridging the war and postwar years, spanning the streets of Chicago and the streets of Harlem, from the battlefields of the American South to the battlefields of the Western Front, Chad L. Williams reveals the central role of African American soldiers in World War I and how they, along with race activists
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CUS
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1976-
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Williams, Chad Louis
Dewey number
940.4/03
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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EBSCO Publishing (Firm)
Series statement
The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
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  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • African American soldiers
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Racism
  • Citizenship
Label
Torchbearers of democracy : African American soldiers in the World War I era, Chad L. Williams, (ebook)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=343685
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Democracy at war : African Americans, citizenship, and the meanings of military service -- The "race question" : the U.S. government and the training experiences of African American soldiers -- The hell of war : African American soldiers in labor and combat -- Les soldats noir : France, Black military service, and the challenges of internationalism and diaspora -- Waging peace : the end of the war and the hope of democracy -- The war at home : African American veterans and violence in the long "red summer" -- Soldiers to "new Negroes" : African American veterans and postwar racial militancy -- Lest we forget : the war and African American soldiers in history and memory
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 452 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807899359
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn681746132
  • (OCoLC)681746132
Label
Torchbearers of democracy : African American soldiers in the World War I era, Chad L. Williams, (ebook)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=343685
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Democracy at war : African Americans, citizenship, and the meanings of military service -- The "race question" : the U.S. government and the training experiences of African American soldiers -- The hell of war : African American soldiers in labor and combat -- Les soldats noir : France, Black military service, and the challenges of internationalism and diaspora -- Waging peace : the end of the war and the hope of democracy -- The war at home : African American veterans and violence in the long "red summer" -- Soldiers to "new Negroes" : African American veterans and postwar racial militancy -- Lest we forget : the war and African American soldiers in history and memory
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 452 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807899359
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn681746132
  • (OCoLC)681746132

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