9780131925823

African Americans: A Concise History, Volume II (Chapters 13-24)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131925823

  • ISBN 10:

    0131925822

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2006
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Incorporating the basic features and narrative fromThe African-American Odyssey, this concise history presents its major episodes, issues, and people. It tells a compelling story of survival, struggle, and triumph over adversityleaving readers with an appreciation of the central place of black people and culture in this country, and a better understanding of both African-American and American history.The 2 nd edition presents a broadened international perspective, offers expanded coverage of interaction among African-Americans and other ethnic groups, and includes additional material on African-Americans in the western portion of the United States. It describes African-American history from its African origins to the sixteenth century and the beginning of the forced migration of millions of Africans to the Americas. Succeeding chapters present the struggle of black people to maintain their humanity during the slave trade and as slaves in North America during the long colonial period. It continues through the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction.This is a compelling story of survival, struggle, and triumph over adversity. Readers will learn an appreciation of the central place of black people and black culture in this country, and a better understanding of both African-American and American history.

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