Mia Bay

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Mia Bay is an American historian and currently the Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Chair in American History at the University of Pennsylvania.[1] She studies American and African-American intellectual and cultural history and is the author of, among others, The White Image in the Black Mind: African-American Ideas About White People 1830-1925[2] and To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells[3].

Life and career[edit]

Bay earned her Ph.D. from Yale University in 1993.[4] She has taught at Rutgers University where she also served as co-director of the Black Atlantic Seminar at the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis[5] and is a member of the Organization of American Historians.[6]

Works[edit]

  • Traveling Black: A Social History of Segregated Transportation (forthcoming)
  • The Ambidexter Philosopher: Thomas Jefferson in Free Black Thought, 1776-1877 (forthcoming)
  • Race and Retail: Consumption across the Color Line (Rutgers Studies on Race and Ethnicity) 2015. (Editor, Contributor).[7]
  • Freedom on My Mind: A History of African Americans, with Documents. Co-authored with Deborah Gray White and Waldo Martin, Bedford Books, St. Martin’s, 2012.[8]
  • To Tell the Truth Freely: the Life of Ida B. Wells. Hill & Wang, 2009.[9][10][11][12][13][14]
  • The White Image in the Black Mind: African-American Ideas About White People 1830-1925. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mia Bay | Department of History". www.history.upenn.edu. Retrieved 2018-03-23.
  2. ^ results, search (2000-02-10). The White Image in the Black Mind: African-American Ideas about White People, 1830-1925 (1st ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195132793.
  3. ^ results, search (2010-02-02). To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells (1st ed.). New York: Hill and Wang. ISBN 9780809016464.
  4. ^ "Bay, Mia". history.rutgers.edu. Retrieved 2017-06-30.
  5. ^ "Mia Bay | Beyond Slavery | Feminist Sexual Ethics Project | Brandeis University | Brandeis University". www.brandeis.edu. Retrieved 2017-06-30.
  6. ^ "Organization of American Historians: Mia Bay". www.oah.org. Retrieved 2017-06-30.
  7. ^ Kwate, Naa Oyo A.; Cadava, Geraldo L.; Parker, Traci; Kenny, Bridget; Heaton, John W.; Wu, Ellen D.; Bayouth, Neiset; Londoño, Johana; González, Erualdo R. (2015-08-04). Bay, Professor Mia; Fabian, Professor Ann, eds. Race and Retail: Consumption across the Color Line. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. ISBN 9780813571706.
  8. ^ White, Deborah Gray; Bay, Mia; Jr, Waldo E. Martin (2012-12-14). Freedom on My Mind: A History of African Americans with Documents, Vol. 1: To 1885 (First ed.). New York: Bedford/St. Martin's. ISBN 9780312648831.
  9. ^ Materson, Lisa G. (1 June 2010). "Mia Bay . To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells . New York : Hill and Wang . 2009 . Pp. viii, 374. $35.00". The American Historical Review. 115 (3): 852–853. doi:10.1086/ahr.115.3.852. ISSN 0002-8762. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  10. ^ Jones, Jeannette Eileen (8 October 2011). "To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells (review)". American Studies. 50 (3): 183–184. doi:10.1353/ams.2009.0030. ISSN 2153-6856. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Nonfiction Book Review: To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells by Mia Bay". Publishers Weekly. December 15, 2008. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  12. ^ "TO TELL THE TRUTH FREELY by Mia Bay | Kirkus Reviews". Kirkus Reviews. November 15, 2008. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  13. ^ E., Woodruff, Nan (1 May 2011). "To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells". The Journal of Southern History. 77 (2). ISSN 0022-4642. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  14. ^ Harper, Matt (2011). "Review". The Journal of African American History. 96 (3): 410–412. doi:10.5323/jafriamerhist.96.3.0410. JSTOR 10.5323/jafriamerhist.96.3.0410.
  15. ^ The White Image in the Black Mind: African-American Ideas about White People, 1830-1925. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press. 2000-02-10. ISBN 9780195132793.

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