9780205728862

African-American Odyssey, The, Volume 1

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205728862

  • ISBN 10:

    0205728863

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/25/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

More than any other text, The African-American Odysseyilluminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history #x13; not only telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America, but also how African-American history is inseparably weaved into the greater context of American history and vice versa. #xA0; Told through a clear, direct, and flowing narrative by leading scholars in the field, The African-American Odysseydraws on recent research to present black history within broad social, cultural, and political frameworks.#xA0; From Africa to the Twenty-First Century, this book follows their long, turbulent journey, including the rich culture that African Americans have nurtured throughout their history and the many-faceted quest for freedom in which African Americans have sought to counter oppression and racism.#xA0; This text also recognizes the diversity within the African-American sphere - providing coverage of all class and of women and balancing the lives of ordinary men and women with the accounts and actions of black leaders and individuals.

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