9780136002789

African Americans : A Concise History

  • ISBN 13:

    9780136002789

  • ISBN 10:

    0136002781

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

African-Americans: A Concise Historypresents a compelling story of survival, struggle, and triumph over adversity-leaving 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 third 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, as well as a new chapter on the evolution of black politics since the 1980s. It describes African-American history from the struggle of black people to maintrain their humanity during the slave trade and as slaves in North America continuing through the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction, and through the Civil Rights movement to discussions of black life at the dawn of the 21 st century.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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