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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: Includes index.
Description: 555 p. : ill.
Contents: PrefaceMeet the AuthorsChapter 1 Ancient AfricaChapter 2 Africa and the Atlantic WorldChapter 3 Africans in Early North America, 1619-1726Chapter 4 Africans in Bondage: Early Eighteenth Century to the American RevolutionChapter 5 The Revolutionary Era: Crossroads of FreedomChapter 6 After the Revolution: Constructing Free Life and Combating Slavery, 1787-1816Chapter 7 African Americans in the Antebellum EraChapter 8 African Americans in the Reform Era, 1831-1850Chapter 9 A Prelude to War: The 1850sChapter 10 Civil War and the Promises of Freedom: The Turbulent 1860sChapter 11 Post Civil War Reconstruction: A New National EraChapter 12 The Post-Reconstruction SouthChapter 13 "Colored" Becomes "Negro" in the Progressive EraChapter 14 The Making of a "New Negro": World War I to the Great DepressionChapter 15 The New Politics of the Great DepressionChapter 16 Fighting Fascism Abroad and Racism at HomeChapter 17 Emergence of a Mass Movement Against Jim CrowChapter 18 Marching Toward Freedom, 1960-1966Chapter 19 Resistance, Repression, and Retrenchment, 1967-1978Chapter 20 The Search for New Directions During a Conservative Era, 1979-1991Chapter 21 Continuing Struggles Over Identity and Destiny, 1992-PresentAppendixCreditsIndex
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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