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African American history day by day : a reference guide to events

Author: Karen Juanita Carrillo
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the easiest ways to grasp any aspect of history is to look at it as a continuum. African American History Day by Day: A Reference Guide to Events provides just such an opportunity. Organized in the form of a calendar, this book allows readers to see the dates of famous births, deaths, and events that have affected the lives of African Americans and, by extension, of America as a whole. Each day features an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Chronologies
History
Chronology
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Juanita Carrillo
ISBN: 9781598843606 1598843605
OCLC Number: 729344386
Description: 420 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Karen Juanita Carrillo.

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The proof of any group's importance to history is in the detail, a fact made plain by this informative book's day-by-day documentation of the impact of African Americans on life in the United States.  Read more...
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"Unlike other recent books on the topic, Carrillo focuses on events in a historical context, rather than merely presenting the same lists of famous African Americans. The day-by-day approach allows Read more...

 
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