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The African Americans : many rivers to cross

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Donald Yacovone
Publisher: [Carlsbad, California] : SmileyBooks, 2016. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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Chronicles five hundred years of African-American history from the origins of slavery on the African continent through Barack Obama's second presidential term, examining contributing political and cultural events.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Donald Yacovone
ISBN: 9781401935153 140193515X 9781401935146 1401935141
OCLC Number: 944030440
Description: xiv, 304 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm
Contents: Africans in the Americas, 1500-1540 --
The worlds slavery made, 1526-1763 --
The age of revolutions, 1700-1811 --
Half slave, half free, 1797-1858 --
The war to end slavery, 1859-1865 --
Reconstruction and redemption, 1865-1900 --
The nadir and the renaissance, 1890-1940 --
Rise!: a people emergent, 1940-1968 --
From Black Power to the White House, 1968-2013.
Responsibility: Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Donald Yacovone.

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Chronicles five hundred years of African-American history from the origins of slavery on the African continent through Barack Obama's second presidential term, examining contributing political and cultural events.

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