Book ‘Teaching White Supremacy’ by Donald Yacovone

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America’s Democratic Ordeal and the Forging of Our National Identit
A powerful exploration of the past and present arc of America’s white supremacy — from the country’s inception and Revolutionary years to its 19th century flashpoint of civil war; to the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and today’s Black Lives Matter. “The most profoundly original cultural history in recent memory.” — Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Harvard University. “Stunning, timely... an achievement in writing public history... Teaching White Supremacy should be read widely in our roiling debate over how to teach about race and slavery in classrooms." — David W. Blight, Sterling Professor of American History, Yale University; author of the Pulitzer-prize-winning Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. In Teaching White Supremacy...
Publisher: Pantheon (September 13, 2022)  Pages: 464 pages  ISBN-10: 0593316630  ISBN-13: 978-0593316634  ASIN:‎ B09NLPYL63

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Author’s biography: DONALD YACOVONE’s Teaching White Supremacy: America’s Democratic Ordeal and the Forging of Our National Identity is his ninth book. Yacovone is the lifetime Associate at Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. His book, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, co-written with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., won the 2014 NAACP Image Award. He is the recipient of the W.E.B. Du Bois medal, Harvard’s highest honor in the field of African American studies. Yacovone earned a Ph.D. at the Claremont Graduate University and has taught at several colleges and universities. He helped edit the Black Abolitionist Papers, and before becoming the Manager of Research and Program Development at the Hutchins Center, Yacovone was the Senior Associate Editor of Publications at the Massachusetts Historical Society, where he founded and edited the Massachusetts Historical Review. He has written widely on abolitionism, gender, the African American role in the Civil War, white supremacy, and American cultural history.