Torchbearers of democracy : African American soldiers in the World War I era /

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Main Author: Williams, Chad Louis, 1976-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
Series:John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
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Table of 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 noirs : 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.