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African American lives

Author: Henry Louis Gates; Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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African American Lives offers up-to-date, authoritative biographies of some 600 noteworthy African Americans. These 1,000-3,000 word biographies, selected from over five thousand entries in the forthcoming eight-volume African American National Biography, illuminate African-American history through the immediacy of individual experience. From Esteban, the earliest known African to set foot in North America in 1528,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
African American lives.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003023640
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates; Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
ISBN: 1280838272 9781280838279 9780195160246 019516024X
OCLC Number: 252667005
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 1025 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham.

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A definitive biographical resource provides up-to-date, authoritative portraits of some six hundred noteworthy African Americans representing a wide variety of fields of endeavor, including slaves  Read more...

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