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Story of the Negro

Author: Arna Bontemps
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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A history of blacks from the early tribes of Africa through the practice of slavery, to early 20th century achievements of American blacks.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bontemps, Arna Wendell, 1902-1973.
Story of the Negro.
New York, Alfred A. Knopf [1969]
(OCoLC)609228914
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arna Bontemps
ISBN: 0394916905 9780394916903
OCLC Number: 233402
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: [pt. 1]. The ship --
[pt. 2]. Men of the lakes --
Short africans --
... and tall --
The oldest nation --
The golden prairies --
Timbuctoo --
[pt. 3]. The Crossing --
Looking back --
Man-hunters --
The Rainbowe --
Slave ships --
The harbor of Le Cap --
The coachman of Bréda --
Eighth wonder of the world --
[pt. 4]. The bondage --
New people --
America's Crispus Attucks --
Phyllis Wheatley's America --
Freedom is a powerful word --
Free men of color --
Masters and slaves --
Voices --
The star --
Four who fled --
The Amistad --
Battle hymn --
[pt. 5]. Making a new world --
The disappointment --
Beginning again --
Working with the hands --
The talented tenth --
Awakening --
The test --
Black Power --
Chronology --
Index.
Responsibility: by Arna Bontemps ; illustrated by Raymond Lufkin.

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A history of blacks from the early tribes of Africa through the practice of slavery, to early 20th century achievements of American blacks.

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