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The Columbia guide to African American history since 1939

Author: Robert L Harris; Rosalyn Terborg-Penn
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2006.
Series: Columbia guides to American history and cultures.
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Charts the historical efforts of African Americans to address racism and inequality. This book explores the rise of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements and the national and international  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Columbia guide to African American history since 1939.
New York : Columbia University Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607869913
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Harris; Rosalyn Terborg-Penn
ISBN: 0231138105 9780231138109 9780231138116 0231138113
OCLC Number: 62393121
Description: xiv, 442 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Historical narrative / Robert L. Harris Jr. and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn --
Interpreting African American history since 1939 --
Foundations of the movement, 1939-57 --
The civil rights movement, 1955-65 --
Black power/Black consciousness, 1965-75 --
A glass half-full or half-empty --
Key themes in African American history since 1939--
Naming ourselves: the politics and meaning of self-designation / Rosalyn Terborg-Penn --
Looking backward: African Americans in the postindustrial era / Robin D.G. Kelley --
African Americans in the military / Brenda L. Moore --
African Americans in sports: the other champions / Sundiata Djata --
African Americans in literature and the arts / Kevin K. Gaines and Penny M. Von Eschen --
Black music and black possibility: from be-bop to hip-hop / Craig Werner --
Black business development / Juliet E.K. Walker --
Histories --
Social studies --
Labor --
Music --
Organizations --
School Desegregation --
Sports --
Film, video, and audio --
Manuscripts --
Black nationalism --
Black power --
Black arts and Black aesthetics --
Urban rebellions/riots --
Post-civil rights --
Affirmative action --
Business --
Film --
Race relations --
Education --
Family --
Politics --
Religion --
Science and technology --
The 1980s --
The 1990s --
Libraries, museums, and historical sites --
Newspapers, periodicals, and journals.
Series Title: Columbia guides to American history and cultures.
Responsibility: edited by Robert L. Harris, Jr. and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn.
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This new eclectic guide proves valuable as a one-stop work for quick reference as well as basic historical research. Choice June 2007

 
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