Ely, Melvin Patrick

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ELY, Melvin Patrick

ELY, Melvin Patrick. American, b. 1952. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, History. Career: Huguenot High School, Richmond, VA, teacher, 1973-75; Granby High School, Granby, MA, teacher, 1975-76; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, postdoctoral fellow of Carter G. Woodson Institute, 1985-86; Yale University, New Haven, CT, assistant professor, 1986-92, associate professor of history and Afro-American studies, 1992-95; College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, associate professor, 1995-96, professor of history and black studies, 1996-. Publications: The Adventures of Amos 'n' Andy: A Social History of an American Phenomenon, 1991; Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s through the Civil War, 2004. Address: Dept of History, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]