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Africa to America : from the Middle Passage through the 1930s

Author: Jeffrey H Wallenfeldt
Publisher: New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub., ©2011.
Series: Studies in African American history and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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At the expense of basic human rights, dignity, and decency, Africans were torn from their native countries and first brought to the United State as slaves. Yet even in the face of injustice and hardship they have endured since then, African Americans have been bolstered by the sacrifices, leadership, and determination of courageous individuals. This inspiring volume chronicles the history of African Americansthe  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Africa to America.
New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub., 2011
(DLC) 2009054299
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey H Wallenfeldt
ISBN: 9781615301751 1615301755
OCLC Number: 651055754
Description: 1 online resource (268 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Book cover; title; copyright; contents; introduction; chapter 1 overview: from african roots to world war ii; chapter 2 african roots: cultures and kingdoms; chapter 3 african roots: art; chapter 4 race and racism; chapter 5 slavery, abolitionism, and reconstruction; chapter 6 law and society; chapter 7 religion; chapter 8 education; chapter 9 literature and the arts; glossary; bibliography; index.
Series Title: Studies in African American history and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Jeff Wallenfeldt, Manager, Geography and History.

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At the expense of basic human rights, dignity, and decency, Africans were torn from their native countries and first brought to the United State as slaves. Yet even in the face of injustice and hardship they have endured since then, African Americans have been bolstered by the sacrifices, leadership, and determination of courageous individuals. This inspiring volume chronicles the history of African Americansthe triumphs and tragediesfrom origins on the African continent to the end of the Harlem Renaissance.

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