Book Review : When and Where I Enter ... : The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America. By Paula Giddings, New York: William Morrow, 1984, 408 pp., $15.95

@article{Horne1987BookR,
  title={Book Review : When and Where I Enter ... : The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America. By Paula Giddings, New York: William Morrow, 1984, 408 pp., \$15.95},
  author={G. Horne},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  year={1987},
  volume={17},
  pages={370 - 374}
}
  • G. Horne
  • Published 1987
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Black Studies
  • We have long been in need of a book that provides a general history of the experience of African-American women in this nation, one that details their peculiar contribution without shunning the commonalities. Though her title may not indicate such, this is part of the purpose of Paula Giddings. She has interesting things to say about a number of important subjects, such as male chauvinism, the role of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, the racism of Euro-American women (p. 160), and the at times bizarre… CONTINUE READING