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From freedom to freedom : African roots in American soil : selected readings

Author: Mildred Bain; Ervin Lewis
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1977.
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Genre/Form: History
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From freedom to freedom.
New York : Random House, ©1977
(OCoLC)644272590
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mildred Bain; Ervin Lewis
ISBN: 0394320778 9780394320779
OCLC Number: 2614300
Description: xxi, 386 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Alex Haley --
1. Africa : land of diversity --
The peopling of Africa / W.E.B. Du Bois --
African landscapes / Lucile Carlson --
Ancient Egyptians Black / Stanlake Samkange --
The peoples of Africa / John I. Clarke --
2. Africa : land of a glorious past --
The authors who talked / Galbraith Welch --
The words of the Griot Mamadou Kouyaté / D.T. Niane --
Hominids in Africa / Richard E. Leakey --
Precolonial African history / Philip D. Curtin --
The phases of Islamic expansion and Islamic culture zones in Africa / J.S. Trimingham --
Kingdoms of West Africa / A. Adu Boahen --
3. A : a rich cultural heritage I --
Maturity rites / Ervin Lewis --
Growing up in Acholi / Anna Apoko --
Senegambia in the era of the slave trade / Philip D. Curtin --
4. Africa : a rich cultural heritage II --
African language groups --
The magic drum / William F.P. Burton --
The prayers of African religion / John S. Mbiti --
African animals through African eyes / Janet and Alex D'Amato --
5. Africa to America : the beginnings of slavery --
Unexpected faces in ancient America / Alexander Von Wuthenau --
Slavery as an institution / James Shenton --
6. Slavery : the birth of the Industrial Revolution --
The development of the Negro slave trade / Eric Williams --
The biography of a slave / Charles S. Sydnor --
7. Slavery : its development in colonial America --
First impressions : the English confrontation with Africans / Winthrop D. Jordan --
White servitude in Maryland / Eugene Irving McCormac --
Slavery in the British colonies, 1619-1763 / Edgar A. Toppin --
8. Slavery : as practiced in the Thirteen Colonies --
Who came? / Page Smith --
American slave insurrections before 1861 / Harvey Wish --
9. Revolutionary philosophy : its impact on slavery --
The Quakers and slavery / John Woolman --
The Black presence in the Revolution, 1770-1800 / Lisa W. Strick --
The slave compromise / The Federalist, No. 54 --
In praise of Paul Cuffe / Peter Williams --
10. Plantation life : emergence of a culture --
Slavery in America, 1836-1837 --
The Black slave driver / Leslie Howard Owens --
The shadow of the slave quarters / Leslie Howard Owens --
A slave catechism / Frederick Douglass --
Memoirs of a Monticello slave / Rayford W. Logan --
Night riders in Black folk history / Gladys-Marie Fry --
The slave sings free / John H. Lovell, Jr. --
11. Nonslave status : freedom vs. quasi-freedom --
Free Negro owners of slaves, 1830 / Carter G. Woodson --
Black patterns of employment, 1750-1820 / Whittington B. Johnson --
James Derham, practitioner of physics / Charles H. Wesley --
The census of 1860 --
The founding of the African Methodist Episcopal Church / Richard Allen --
12. Abolition : the antislavery crusade --
Nat Turner's Insurrection / Thomas Wentworth Higginson --
Editorial, North Star, Vol. I, No. 1 / Frederick Douglass --
William Lloyd Garrison's Prospectus for the Liberator, 1831 / Kenneth M. Stampp --
Letters written during the crisis / Carter G. Woodson --
13. Civil war : the beginning of a new era --
The general strike / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Abraham Lincoln : the Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 / John Hope Franklin --
A sleep and a remembering / Benjamin Quarles --
14. Political compromise : the nadir of Black Americans --
Reconstruction, the Negro, and the new South / La Wanda Cox and John H. Cox --
The Civil War Amendments, XIII-XV / Francis A. Allen --
Blanche Bruce, U.S. Senator --
Southern cities : economic aspects / Hollis R. Lynch --
Education / John H. Lovell, Jr. --
Charlotte Scott's mite / Benjamin Quarles --
15. America : a cultural exchange --
The Negro's role in American society / Margaret Just Butcher --
The Negro in American culture / Margaret Just Butcher --
Negro contributions to American life / Mabel Morsbach --
Mary McLeod Bethune : my last will and testament / Rackham Hoff --
The Negro almanac / Harry A. Ploski and Roscoe C. Brown, Jr.
Responsibility: edited by Mildred Bain and Ervin Lewis ; foreword by Alex Haley.

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