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From Africa to America : African American history from the Colonial era to the early Republic,1526-1790

Author: William Dillon Piersen
Publisher: New York : Twayne Publishers ; London : Prentice Hall International, ©1996.
Series: Twayne's African American history series.
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Examines the presence of Africans in America from 1526, when the slaves of a Spanish expedition rebelled and settled among local Native Americans.
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Genre/Form: History
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Piersen, William Dillon, 1942-
From Africa to America.
New York : Twayne Publishers ; London : Prentice Hall International, ©1996
(OCoLC)605211628
Online version:
Piersen, William Dillon, 1942-
From Africa to America.
New York : Twayne Publishers ; London : Prentice Hall International, ©1996
(OCoLC)609267713
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dillon Piersen
ISBN: 0805739025 9780805739022 0805739033 9780805739039
OCLC Number: 32778608
Description: xxv, 177 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chronology --
The African homelands --
Life in the West African grasslands --
Life in the forest regions of West and Central Africa --
The East Atlantic slaving system --
The Middle Passage and beyond --
Black life in the non-English borderlands --
The Spanish territories --
The French borderlands --
Black life in the English North American colonies --
Moving toward racial slavery --
New England --
New York and the middle colonies --
The Chesapeake --
The lower South --
The Native American frontier --
A new African American culture --
New ways in the New World --
Colonial black religion, old and new --
African American arts --
Work and celebration in the African American style --
The struggle toward freedom --
"Til he is well scraped" --
A heritage of resistance --
From Revolution to partial emancipation --
Looking forward: new directions in a new nation.
Series Title: Twayne's African American history series.
Responsibility: William D. Piersen.

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Examines the presence of Africans in America from 1526, when the slaves of a Spanish expedition rebelled and settled among local Native Americans.

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