Logo of Special Collections and University Archives

Abstract

Fifty-five book reviews written by Du Bois, focused on works dealing with Blacks, Africa, the America South, and race relations.

Access:

The collection is open for research.

Language:

English
Special Collections & University Archives
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
154 Hicks Way
UMass Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9275
413.545.2780
W.E.B. Du Bois Papers: Series 8. Book Reviews, 1905-1961
1 linear foot

Call no.: MS 312

Navigate the Du Bois Papers

arrow
Inventory of Collection
Series 8. Book Reviews
1905-1961


Du Bois, W. E. B., The Negro: The Southerner's Problem, by Thomas Nelson Page, 1905: "The Southerner's Problem," Dial, 1905 May 1, pp. 315-318
1905 May 1
Reel 86: 1278

Du Bois, W. E. B., Basis of Ascendency, by Edgar G. Murphy. 1909: The Horizon, December 1909, pp. 11-12
1909 December
Reel 86: 1281

Du Bois, W. E. B., Social and Mental Traits of the Negro, by Howard W. Odum, 1910: "A Study of the Race Problem." Unpublished?
1910
Reel 86: 1283

Du Bois, W. E. B., Democracy and Race Friction, by John M. Mecklin, 1914: "Another Study in Black," New Review, July 1914, pp. 410-414
1914 July
Reel 86: 1292

Du Bois, W. E. B., American Negro Slavery: A Survey of the Supply, Employment, and Control of Negro Labor as Determined by the Plantation Regime, by U. B. Phillips: American Political Science Review, November 1918, pp. 722-726
1918 November
Reel 86: 1296

Du Bois, W. E. B., Empire and Commerce in Africa. by Leonard Woolf, 1920, The Survey, May 29, 1920, pp. 310-311
1920
Reel 86: 1300

Du Bois, W. E. B., Africa and the Discovery of America, by Leo Wiener; The Republic of Liberia, R. C. F. Maughan; La France au Maroc, by Berthe Georges-Gaulis; The Belgian Congo and the Berlin Act, by Arthur B. Keith; The Black Man's Burden, by E. D. Morel; Empire and
1920 September 25
Reel 86: 1304

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Shadow, by Mary White Ovington, 1920: "The Shadow," The New Repurn, February 23, 1921, pp. 383-384

Reel 86: 1316

Du Bois, W. E. B., History of the Negro Church, by Carter G. Woodson, 1922: The Freeman, October 24, 1922, pp. 92-93
1922 October 24
Reel 86: 1319

Du Bois, W. E. B., Prancing Nigger, by Ronald Firbank, 1924: "Array of Books," Crisis, September 1924, p. 219
1924 September
Reel 86: 1322

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Negro From Africa to America, by W. D. Weatherford, 1924: "The Negro," The Nation., September 10, 1924
1924 September 10
Reel 86: 1324

Du Bois, W. E. B., Education in Africa, by T. J. Jones, 1922-1926: "Education in Africa," Crisis, June 1926, pp. 86-89 (notes)
1926 June
Reel 86: 1331

Du Bois, W. E. B., Nigger Heaven, by Carl Van Vechten, 1926: "Books," Crisis, November 1926, pp. 81-82
1926 November
Reel 86: 1338

Du Bois, W. E. B., Occupied Haiti, by Emily G. Balch, 1927: "The Browsing Reader," Crisis, October 1927, p. 266
1927 October
Reel 86: 1341

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Anatomy of African Misery, by Sidney Olivier, 1927: "Books I Have Read Recently," New York Amsterdam News, August 22, 1927, p. 4
1927 August 22
Reel 86: 1344

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Native Problem in Africa, by R. L. Buell, 1928: "Africa, The World Tomorrow, October 1928, pp. 420-421. Incomplete
1928 October
Reel 86: 1347

Du Bois, W. E. B., American Negro Folk Songs, by Neman I. White, 1928: Unpublished?
1928
Reel 86: 1349

Du Bois, W. E. B., Nigger to Nigger, by E. L. Adam, 1929
1929
Reel 86: 1352

Du Bois, W. E. B., Phonophotography in Folk Music, by Metfessel and Seashore
1929
Reel 86: 1352

Du Bois, W. E. B., Black Opals, by Arthur H. Fauset and others: "Browsing Reader," Crisis, March 1929, pp. 87, 98
1929 March
Reel 86: 1352

Du Bois, W. E. B., Plum Bun, by Jessie Fauset, 1929: "The Browsing Reader, Crisis, April 1929, p. 138. Fragment
1929 April
Reel 86: 1353

Du Bois, W. E. B., White Capital and Colored Labor, by Sidney Olivier, 1929: "The Negro in Literature, May to September, 1929," Crisis, November 1929, pp. 376-7, 392
1929 November
Reel 86: 1355

Du Bois, W. E. B., Black Manhattan, by James Weldon Johnson, 1930: New York Evening Post, July 12, 1930, Section 3, p. 5; passages reprinted in "The Browsing Reader," Crisis, September 1930, p. 313
1930 July 12
Reel 86: 1357

Du Bois, W. E. B., Brown America, by Edwin Embree, 1931: "The Browsing Reader," Crisis, December 1931, p. 430
1931 December
Reel 86: 1360

Du Bois, W. E. B., Negro Americans, What Now? by James Weldon Johnson, 1934: "Whither Bound, Negroes?" New York Herald Tribune Books, November 18, 1934, p. 4
1934 November 18
Reel 86: 1349

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Negro Professional Man and the Comnunity, by Carter G. Woodson, 1934: Unpublished?
1934
Reel 86: 1365

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Rape of Africa, by Lamar Middleton, 1936: "Stealing a Continent," The New Republic, June 24, 1936, p. 210
1936 June 24
Reel 86: 1368

Du Bois, W. E. B., Caste and Class in a Southern Town, by John Dollard, 1937: "Southern Trauma," Georgia Review, Winter 1937-1938, pp. 9-10
1937-1938 Winter
Reel 86: 1370

Du Bois, W. E. B., American Caste and the Negro College, by Buell G. Gallayher, 1938: Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, September 1939, p. 202
1939 September
Reel 86: 1373

Du Bois, W. E. B., After Freedom, by Hortense Powdermaker, l939: Social Forces, October 1939, pp. 137-139
1939 October
Reel 86: 1375

Du Bois, W. E. B., Race Relations and the Race Problem, by Edgar T. Thompson, (editor), 1939: Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, January 1940, pp. 255-256
1940 January
Reel 86: 1379

Du Bois, W. E. B., Social and Cultural Dynamics, vol. 4, Basic Problenis, Principles, and Methods, by Pitirim Sorokin, 1941: Unpublished.?
1941
Reel 86: 1382

Du Bois, W. E. B., Deep South, by Allison Davis, 1941: Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, March 1942, pp. 274-275
1942 March
Reel 86: 1385

Du Bois, W. E. B., Social and Cultural Dynamics, by Pitirim Sorokin, 1937-41: "Mr. Sorokin's Systems," The Journal of Modern History, December 1942, pp. 500-512 (Reviewed by Du Bois and Rushton Coulborn)
1942 December
Reel 86: 1388

Du Bois, W. E. B., Works of Francis James Grimke, 4 vols., Carter G. Woodson, (editor), 1942, The United States, 1865-1900," January 1944-December 1944, pp. 83-85
1944 December
Reel 86: 1402

Du Bois, W. E. B., Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth, by Richard Wright, 1945: "Richard Wright Looks Back," New York Herald Tribune Books, March 4, 1945, p. 2
1945 March 4
Reel 86: 1405

Du Bois, W. E. B., Ideas Have Consequences, by Richard M. Weaver, 1948: "Is Man Free?" Scientific Monthly, May 1948, pp. 432-433
1948 May
Reel 86: 1415

Du Bois, W. E. B., To Be Free: Studies in American Negro Histor , by Herbert Aptheker, 1948: "Freedom's Partisans," Masses and Mainstream, June 1948, pp. 76-79
1948 June
Reel 86: 1408

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Story of John Hope, by Ridgely Torrence, 1948: "John Hope: Scholar and Gentleman," Crisis, September 1948, pp. 270-271
1948 September
Reel 86: 1411

Du Bois, W. E. B., Gandhi's Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments With Truth, by M. K. Gandhi, 1948: Sent to Masses and Mainstream but not published
1948
Reel 86: 1421

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Poetry of the Negro, by Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes, 1949: Liberty Book News, March 1949
1949 March
Reel 86: 1442

Du Bois, W. E. B., Most of the World: XPeoples of Africa, Latmerica, and the Cast Today, by Ralph Linton, 1949: Science and Society, Fall 1949, pp. 365-368
1949 Fall
Reel 86: 1444

Du Bois, W. E. B., Mirror for Man: The Relation of Anthropology to Modern Life, by Clyde Kluckhohn, 1949: Johannesburg Star, Unpublished ?
1949
Reel 86: 1448

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass, by Philip S. Foner, 1950: "A People's Leader," Masses and Mainstream, May 1950, pp. 86-89
1950 May
Reel 86: 1451

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Choice Before South Africa, by E. S. Sachs, 1952: Science and Society, Summer 1953, pp. 269-270. Draft
1953 Summer
Reel 86: 1455

Du Bois, W. E. B., Born of the People, by Louis Taruc, 1953: "Of a Man Born of the People," National Guardian, June 8, 1953, p. 6
1953 June 8
Reel 86: 1460

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Negro in the Civil War, by Benjamin Quarles, 1953: Liberty Book News, December 1953
1953 December
Reel 86: 1463

Du Bois, W. E. B., Strength for Struggle, by William Howard Melish, 1953: Unpublished?
1953
Reel 86: 1468

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Stalin Era, by Anna Louise Strong, 1956: "World Changer," Masses and Mainstream, January 1957, pp. 1-5
1957 January
Reel 86: 1470

Du Bois, W. E. B., Economics and Social Reform, by Abram L. Harris, 1958: "Economic Questions," Crisis, May 1958, pp. 314-315
1958 May
Reel 86: 1474

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Lost Cities of Africa, by Basil Davidson, 1959: "Rediscovery of Africa's Civilization," National Guardian, November 16, 1959, p. 8
1959 November 16
Reel 86: 1476

Du Bois, W. E. B., A John Brown Reader, by Louis Ruchames, 1959: Unpublished?
1959
Reel 86: 1476

Du Bois, W. E. B., The Surveyor, by Truman Nelson, 1960: National Guardian, June 6, 1960, p. 9
1960 June 6
Reel 86: 1481

Du Bois, W. E. B., The American RevoIution, 1763-1783, by Herbert Aptheker, 1960: Political Affairs, July 1960, pp. 63-64
1960 July
Reel 86: 1485

Du Bois, W. E. B., A History of the American People, by Herbert Aptheker, Vols. I and II, 1960: The American Scholar, Autumn 1961, p. 604
1961 Autumn
Reel 86: 1488

arrow

Provenance

Acquired from Shirley Graham Du Bois, 1973

Copyright and Use (More informationConnect to publication information)

Cite as: W.E.B. Du Bois Papers (MS 312). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.