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Slavery and civil rights

Author: Philip Steele
Publisher: London : Wayland, 2011.
Series: Documenting history
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Documenting History: Slavery and Civil Rights learn about the roots of the slave trade, what slavery involved, the eventual abolition of the trade and the corresponding rise of civil rights movements around the world. The American Civil War, racism, segregation and the influential activists who brought about change are examined through powerful and moving primary source material"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Sources
Juvenile literature
Sources Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Steele
ISBN: 9780750266697 0750266694
OCLC Number: 751717886
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: An ancient wrong --
A new trade in slaves --
In the new world --
Abolition and empire --
The United States of America --
The struggle goes on --
The world today --
Timeline.
Series Title: Documenting history
Responsibility: Philip Steele.

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Factual and interesting approach to each topic with primary sources explored throughout. Primary source material includes quotes, newspaper extracts, speeches, recollections, posters, propaganda,  Read more...

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