From Slavery to Freedom A History of Negro Americans

ISBN-10: 0072295813
ISBN-13: 9780072295818
Edition: 8th 2000
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List price: $43.75
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 742
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

The eighth edition of this best selling text has been thoroughly revised to include expanded material on the slave resistance, the recent history of African Americans in the United States, more on the history of women, and popular culture. The text has also been redesigned with new charts, maps, photographs, paintings, illustrations, and color inserts and an extensive package has been assembled, using technology and other multimedia to bring history to life. Written by distinguished and award-winning authors, retaining the same features that have made it the most popular text on African American History ever, and with fresh and appealing new features, From Slavery to Freedom remains the most revered, respected, honored text on the market.

A native of Oklahoma and the son of an attorney who practiced before the U.S. Supreme Court, John Hope Franklin has had a distinguished career as teacher, scholar, and historian of the African American experience in the United States. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Fisk University who took his Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1941, Franklin has taught or been visiting lecturer at a dozen institutions in the United States and abroad and holds honorary degrees from a great many more. After serving as professor and department chair at Brooklyn College and the University of Chicago, he assumed simultaneously two positions at Duke University - James B. Duke Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Legal History in the Law School. He has been president of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, the Southern Historical Association, and the American Studies Association. He also is a founding member of the Black Academy of Arts and has served on the U.S. Commission for UNESCO and the Committee on International Exchange of Scholars. Franklin's scholarly contributions are many. His comprehensive history From Slavery to Freedom (1947) is in its sixth edition and is generally acknowledged to be the basic survey of African American history. His other writings, which also have been well received, explore various aspects of America's racial and regional history, all with balance, sensitivity, and integrity.

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Preface
A Note to the Instructors about Supplements
About the Authors
Land of Their Ancestorsp. 1
The African Way of Lifep. 15
The Slave Trade and the New Worldp. 33
Colonial Slaveryp. 64
That All May Be Freep. 79
Blacks in the New Republicp. 96
Blacks and Manifest Destinyp. 118
That Peculiar Institutionp. 138
Quasi-Free Blacksp. 167
Slavery and Intersectional Strifep. 192
Civil Warp. 220
The Effort to Attain Peacep. 245
Losing the Peacep. 272
Philanthropy and Self-Helpp. 292
The Color Linep. 326
In Pursuit of Democracyp. 357
Democracy Escapesp. 382
The Harlem Renaissancep. 400
The New Dealp. 418
The American Dilemmap. 444
Fighting for the Four Freedomsp. 475
African Americans in the Cold War Erap. 505
The Black Revolutionp. 522
Reaction and Progressp. 563
Half Century of Changep. 602
Bibliographical Notesp. 637
Appendixesp. 686
Acknowledgmentsp. 704
Indexp. 705
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