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The Harvard guide to African-American history

Author: Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham; Leon F Litwack; Darlene Clark Hine
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
Series: Harvard University Press reference library.
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This massive guide, sponsored by the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research at Harvard University and compiled by renowned experts, offers a compendium of information and interpretation on over 500 years of black experience in America.
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Harvard guide to African-American history.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)607714900
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham; Leon F Litwack; Darlene Clark Hine
ISBN: 0674002768 9780674002760
OCLC Number: 45209148
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxvi, 923 p. ; 26 cm.
Details: System requirements for accompanying disc: Adobe acrobat reader version 4.0 or higher.
Contents: On the evolution of scholarship in Afro-American history / John Hope Franklin --
pt. 1. Historical research aids and materials. Bibliography / Richard Newman --
Reference works / Barbara A. Burg and Randall K. Burkett --
Internet resources / Raquel Von Cogell --
Manuscript collections / Earl Lewis and Marya McQuirter --
Primary sources on microform / Nathaniel Bunker --
Newspapers and selected periodicals / James P. Danky --
Government documents / Debra Newman Ham --
Oral history / Elinor Des Verney Sinnette --
Art / Betty Kaplan Gubert and John Gennari --
Music / Portia K. Maultsby --
Photography / Deborah Willis --
Film and television / Thomas Cripps --
pt. 2. Comprehensive and chronological histories. Comprehensive studies --
1492-1690 / John Thornton --
1690-1772 / Peter H. Wood --
1772-1831 / Gary B. Nash --
1831-1865 (South) / Stephanie Shaw --
1831-1865 (North) / Richard J.M. Blackett --
1865-1877 / Eric Foner --
1877-1915 / Leon F. Litwack --
1915-1932 / Joe W. Trotter and Jeffrey Conrad Stewart --
1932-1945 / Nancy L. Grant and Darlene Clark Hine --
1945-1968 / Clayborne Carson --
1968-1999 / John H. Bracey, Adam Biggs and Corey Walker --
pt. 3. Histories of special subjects. Women / Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham --
Geographical areas --
Autobiography and biography / Randall K. Burkett, Leon F. Litwack, and Richard Newman.
Series Title: Harvard University Press reference library.
Responsibility: Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, editor-in-chief ; Leon F. Litwack and Darlene Clark Hine, general editors ; Randall K. Burkett, associate editor ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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