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The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology

Ira Enell Harrison, Deborah Johnson-Simon, and Erica Lorraine Williams


This volume brings together emerging and leading scholars in the field of anthropology to reflect on the intellectual trajectories of fifteen African American anthropologists who earned their doctorates in anthropology between 1960 and 1969. Following in the footsteps of African American Pioneers in Anthropology (Harrison and Harrison 1999), this volume documents the quest for knowledge, respect, truth and value in the inspiring work of the next generation of black anthropologists. This volume features the intellectual biographies of James Lowell Gibbs Jr., Charles Warren II, William Alfred Sh ... More

Keywords: African American, anthropologists, pioneers, biographies, African diaspora, intellectual trajectories

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780252042027
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042027.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ira Enell Harrison, author
University of Tennessee

Deborah Johnson-Simon, author
Center for the Study of African and African Diaspora Museums and Communities

Erica Lorraine Williams, author
Spelman College