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Race and History: Selected Essays, 1938-1988.

Race and History: Selected Essays, 1938-1988 by John Hope Franklin; Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, $29.95

John Hope Franklin, author of the acclaimed From Slavery To Freedom: A History of Negro Americans, is a tireless student, teacher and writer with a wry way with words. And his superb collection of 27 essays range from meditations on the ideals and dilemmas of his profession to historical sketches.

But you might want to start with the essay, "A Life of Learning" (1988). It's vintage John Hope Franklin on none other than the esteemed historian himself.
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Author:Bolden, Tonya
Publication:Black Enterprise
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Feb 1, 1992
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