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Encyclopedia of African American history, 1896 to the present : from the age of segregation to the twenty-first century

Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the making of African American society from the 1896 "separate but equal" ruling of Plessy v. Ferguson up to the contemporary period, this encyclopedia traces the transition from the Reconstruction Era to the age of Jim Crow, the Harlem Renaissance, the Great Migration, the Brown ruling that overturned Plessy, the Civil Rights Movement, and the ascendant influence of African-American culture on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic reference sources
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Encyclopedia of African American history, 1896 to the present.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008034263
(OCoLC)239240886
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Finkelman
ISBN: 9780195397680 0195397681
OCLC Number: 416601965
Notes: Title from resource home page (viewed Nov. 7, 2011).
Awards: Winner of Outstanding Reference Source, RUSA 2010.
Description: 1 online resource (5 volumes) : illustrations
Contents: V. 1. A-C --
v. 2. D-I --
v. 3. J-N --
v. 4. O-T --
v. 5. U-Y, Index.
Responsibility: editor in chief, Paul Finkelman.

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