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Smoked Yankees and the struggle for empire

letters from negro soldiers, 1898-1902

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Published by University of Arkansas Press in Fayetteville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Participation, African American -- Sources,
    • Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • African American soldiers -- Correspondence.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans -- History -- Sources.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[compiled by] Willard B. Gatewood, Jr.
      GenreSources, Personal narratives, American., Correspondence., Sources.
      SeriesThe University of Arkansas Press reprint series ;, [vol. 4]
      ContributionsGatewood, Willard B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE725.5.N3 S55 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 328 p. ;
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2725604M
      ISBN 100938626884
      LC Control Number86019352

      Gatewood, Willard B., Jr. "Smoked Yankees" and the Struggle for Empire: Letters from Negro Soldiers, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, . 6 Willard B. Gatewood, Jr. “Smoked Yankees” and the Struggle for Empire: Letters form Negro Soldiers (Fayetteville: The University of Arkansas Press, ), 7. (Fayetteville: The University of Arkansas Press, ), 7.

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      The Soldiers Speak Black U.S. soldiers assigned to fight in the Philippines described their experiences in detailed letters to African American newspapers of the era. The following letters appear in the book "Smoked Yankees" and the Struggle for Empire: Letters from Negro Soldiers, by Willard B. Gatewood, Jr., copyright 4 Willard B. Gatewood, Jr., "Smoked Yankees and the Struggle for Empire: Letters from Negro Soldiers ", University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, , p. 5 Casper Erichsen, "The angel of death has descended violently among them: Concentration camps and prisoners-of-war in Namibia, ," African Studies Centre, Leiden,


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- Eugene Clyde Brooks. wrote a book Smoked Yankees and the Struggle for Empire that analyzed letters to Negro newspapers written by black soldiers that showed conflicting emotions George Prioleau the chaplain of a black regiment in Tampa that talked about the Negro's loyalty to his country and that they were unkindly received.

felt about slavery. By contrast "Smoked Yankees" does tell how black soldiers saw themselves and their role in Amer-ica's struggle for empire.

They come alive as real people instead of remaining nameless and unknowable. Gatewood has contributed a volume well worth the time of both the general reader and the scholar.

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Gatewood 1 edition - first published in Written works: Aristocrats Of Color. Willard Gatewood, ed., Smoked Yankees and the Struggle for Empire: Letters From Negro Soldiers Throughout the course of the Spanish-American War, African-American soldiers wrote home to describe their experiences and to tell of their accomplishments on the battlefield.

"Smoked Yankees" and the Struggle for Empire Letters From Negro Soldiers, (Paperback): Called upon for the first time to render military service outside the States, Negro soldiers (called Smoked Yankees by the Spaniards) were eager to improve their status at home by fighting for the white man in the Spanish-American War.

—Willard B. Gatewood, Alumni Distinguished Professor of history emeritus at the University of Arkansas and author of Aristocrats of Color: The Black Elite, — and Smoked Yankees and the Struggle for Empire: Letters from Negro Soldiers, — Smoked Yankees and the Struggle for Empire: Letters from Negro Soldiers, The book consists of about 99% of letters written by Black soldiers to the various newspapers.

They provided newspapers with details of their activities, primarily about the Spanish American War. Lamon, Lester C. Blacks in TN, The Spanish-American War Resources Books.

Willard Gatewood, ed., Smoked Yankees and the Struggle for Empire: Letters From N**** Soldiers Throughout the course of the Spanish-American War, African-American soldiers wrote home to describe their experiences and to tell of their accomplishments on the battlefield.

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