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Perspectives in African American history and culture : an introductory reader

Author: Ronald Dorris
Publisher: [New Orleans, LA.] : Xavier University ; Littleton, MA : Tapestry Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th [i.e. 3rd] edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Dorris
ISBN: 9781598302004 1598302000
OCLC Number: 166267835
Notes: Edition statement corrected by the editor.
Description: v, 328 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Navigating distant shores / Ronald Dorris --
Section I. Anthropology-culture formation. Encounter model / Sidney W. Mintz and Richard Price --
Section II. History. Before the Atlantic crossing / Joe William Trotter, Jr. --
Africa, slavery, and the shaping of Black culture / Mary Francis Berry and John W. Blassingame --
The meaning of freedom: the promise of reconstruction, 1865-1868 / Darlene Clark Hine, William C. Hine and Stanley Harrold --
Section III. Religion. The African Diaspora / Albert J. Raboteau --
Section IV. Literature. African-American literature: a survey / Trudier Harris --
Ark of bones / Henry Dumas --
The meaning of slave tales / Lawrence W. Levine --
Section V. Music. Currents in contemporary arenas / Eileen Southern --
Section VI. Visual arts. Black American cinema: the new realism / Manthia Diawara --
The Art of Africa and the Diaspora / Sharon Pruitt --
Section VII. Gender. Lifting as we rise: Black women in America / Marsha Jean Darling --Section VIII. Psychology. Black psychology / Maulana Karenga --
Psychometric scientism / Robert V. Guthrie --
Section IX. Sociology. Introduction to the 1996 edition of the Philadelphia Negro / Elijah Anderson --
From Black bourgeoisie: the rise of a new middle class in the United States / E. Franklin Frazier --
From The declining significance of race: Blacks and changing American institutions / William Julius Wilson --
Section X. Political economy. The economic facts of life / Melvin M. Leiman --
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Responsibility: edited by Ronald Dorris.

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