W.E.B. Du Bois was the pre-eminent African American intellectual of the 20th century. He made the problem of race central to the understanding of the U.S within both national and transnational contexts.
This companion offers students a critical introduction to Du Bois, as well as opening new pathways into the further study of his remarkable career. With 11 different contributing academics this is a valuable work for anyone interested in or working in African American studies, American literature and race studies in general.