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The struggle for freedom : a history of African Americans

Author: Clayborne Carson; Emma J Lapsansky-Werner; Gary B Nash
Publisher: New York : Pearson Longman, 2007.
Series: Penguin academics
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clayborne Carson; Emma J Lapsansky-Werner; Gary B Nash
ISBN: 0321355768 9780321355768
OCLC Number: 718232684
Notes: Index.
Description: 555 p. : ill.
Contents: Preface Meet the Authors Chapter 1 Ancient Africa Chapter 2 Africa and the Atlantic World Chapter 3 Africans in Early North America, 1619-1726 Chapter 4 Africans in Bondage: Early Eighteenth Century to the American Revolution Chapter 5 The Revolutionary Era: Crossroads of Freedom Chapter 6 After the Revolution: Constructing Free Life and Combating Slavery, 1787-1816 Chapter 7 African Americans in the Antebellum Era Chapter 8 African Americans in the Reform Era, 1831-1850 Chapter 9 A Prelude to War: The 1850s Chapter 10 Civil War and the Promises of Freedom: The Turbulent 1860s Chapter 11 Post Civil War Reconstruction: A New National Era Chapter 12 The Post-Reconstruction South Chapter 13 "Colored" Becomes "Negro" in the Progressive Era Chapter 14 The Making of a "New Negro": World War I to the Great Depression Chapter 15 The New Politics of the Great Depression Chapter 16 Fighting Fascism Abroad and Racism at Home Chapter 17 Emergence of a Mass Movement Against Jim Crow Chapter 18 Marching Toward Freedom, 1960-1966 Chapter 19 Resistance, Repression, and Retrenchment, 1967-1978 Chapter 20 The Search for New Directions During a Conservative Era, 1979-1991 Chapter 21 Continuing Struggles Over Identity and Destiny, 1992-Present Appendix Credits Index
Series Title: Penguin academics
Responsibility: Clayborne Carson, Emma J. Lapsansky-Werner, Gary B. Nash.

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This textbook is well written, engaging, and provides excellent coverage. I believe it is the best African American history textbook on the market. Derrick E. White, Florida Atlantic University This Read more...

 
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