Lewis, David L., 1936-....

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Birth 1936-05-25
Americans
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David Levering Lewis is a Professor of History at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey and earlier taught American and African American history at the University of California, San Diego.

Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, Lewis earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Fisk University, 1956; Master of Arts degree from Columbia University, 1958; and his Ph. D. degree from the London School of Economics in economic history, 1962. Lewis' research focuses on twentieth century African American history and comparative intellectual and cultural history as well as European and African history in the late nineteenth century. He is the author of "When Harlem was in Vogue" (1981).

From the description of Voices from the Renaissance collection, 1974-1977. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122363964

David Levering Lewis is a Professor of History at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey and earlier taught American and African American history at the University of California, San Diego.

Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, Lewis earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Fisk University, 1956; Master of Arts degree from Columbia University, 1958; and his Ph. D. degree from the London School of Economics in economic history, 1962. Lewis' research focuses on twentieth century African American history and comparative intellectual and cultural history as well as European and African history in the late nineteenth century. He is the author of "When Harlem was in Vogue" (1981).

From the guide to the Voices from the Renaissance collection, 1974-1977, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.)

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Subjects:

  • African Americans--History
  • African Americans--New York (State)--New York--History
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Harlem Renaissance

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  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)