Books by Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 19, 2015

"A terrifically accessible, up-to-date educational tool."
A concise, thematic book of American history that underscores the constant, ongoing tug between the forces of self-interest and those of social responsibility. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"For Americans who believe the modern civil-rights movement began with the Montgomery bus boycott, Gilmore ably readjusts the record."
Gilmore (History/Yale Univ.; Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920, 1996) reconstructs the battle of radical Southern activists against Jim Crow in the three decades preceding Brown v. Board of Education. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 23, 1996

"Gilmore's book permanently revises the accepted history of the Jim Crow period. (11 illustrations, not seen)"
A densely packed study of politics and a circumscribed social group—middle-class black women—that reopens an entire segment of post-Reconstruction American history. Read full book review >