COVID-19 Response at Fishpond

Read what we're doing...

Light in the Darkness
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

About the Author

Nina Mjagkij is assistant professor of history at Ball State University.

Reviews

"A significant contribution to the history of institutional racism in this country...extensively researched, carefully documented, and includes an excellent bibliography." -- Journal of Southern History

"Drawing on a wide range of sources -- especially the newly opened records of the YMCA and the papers of lesser known black leaders -- Mjagkij tells an interesting story of the strategy adopted by a group of conservative leaders." -- Contemporary Sociology

"Highly significant.... Illuminates a wide range of important issues, from race relations to white philanthropy, through a careful analysis of African Americans' involvement with the YMCA for almost a century, a subject that has previously received scant attention." -- Willard B. Gatewood


"Provides a useful overview of major figures, events, and significant themes in the largely ignored story of black men's work in this enduring organization." -- American Historical Review

"The first comprehensive study of African American in the YMCA and their struggles and triumphs in the face of racial adversity." -- South Carolina Historical Magazine

"The individuals introduced and the issues raised by Mjagkij provide a pivotal starting point for future studies that will add new chapters to the investigation of the YMCA and this period of African American history." -- Journal of Mississippi History

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling Light in the Darkness: African Americans and the YMCA, 1852-1946 on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top