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A shining thread of hope : the history of Black women in America

Author: Darlene Clark Hine; Kathleen Thompson
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Chronicles the lives of black women from indentured servitude in the early American colonies to the cruelty of antebellum plantations, from the reign of lynch law in the Jim Crow South to the triumphs of the Civil Rights era."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hine, Darlene Clark.
Shining thread of hope.
New York : Broadway Books, c1998
(OCoLC)605208606
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Darlene Clark Hine; Kathleen Thompson
ISBN: 076790110X 9780767901109
OCLC Number: 37606216
Description: 355 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. New and alien world: seventeenth and eighteenth centuries --
ch. 2. Tale of three cities: late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries --
ch. 3. Survival and other forms of resistance: antebellum years on slave plantations --
ch. 4. Resistance becomes rebellion: antebellum years among free African Americans --
ch. 5. War for freedom: the civil war --
ch. 6. Free women in search of freedom: reconstruction --
ch. 7. Blossoming in hard soil: late nineteenth century --
ch. 8. No mountain too high: early twentieth century --
ch. 9. They carried their freedom bags: the great migration --
ch. 10. Great depression: 1930 through World War II --
ch. 11. Towards freedom: post-war through 1960s --
ch. 12. Caged bird sings: 1970s and 1980s.
Responsibility: Darlene Clark Hine and Kathleen Thompson.
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"Chronicles the lives of black women from indentured servitude in the early American colonies to the cruelty of antebellum plantations, from the reign of lynch law in the Jim Crow South to the triumphs of the Civil Rights era."--Jacket.

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