African-American Odyssey

ISBN-10: 0131922165
ISBN-13: 9780131922167
Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)
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List price: $69.33
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

This 3 rd edition ofThe African-American Odysseyincludes not only a CD-ROM-bound into every book (which incorporates over 150 documents in African American history), but also has a broadened international perspective, expanded coverage of interaction among African Americans and other ethnic groups, and new material on African Americans in the western portion of the United States. Free access to Research Navigator is included. This allows readers to access this powerful research tool with one site. Written by leading scholars,The African-American Odysseyis a clear and comprehensive narrative of African-American history, from its African roots through the Civil War. Succeeding volumes carry on this theme through the modern era. This book places African-American history in the context and at the center of American History.Balancing accounts of the actions of African-American leaders with investigations of the lives of the ordinary men and women in black communities, exciting and readable coverage includes: 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.

Writer Darlene Clark Hine was born in Morley, Missouri on February 7, 1947. She received a BA from Roosevelt University in 1968 and a MA and PhD from Kent State University in 1970 and 1975, respectively. She is considered a leading historian of the African American experience who helped found the field of black women's history. She has taught at South Carolina State College, Purdue University, and Michigan State University. She has written numerous books including Black Victory: The Rise and Fall of the White Primary in Texas; When the Truth Is Told: Black Women's Community and Culture in Indiana, 1875-1950; Black Women in White: Racial Conflict and Cooperation in the Nursing Profession, 1890-1950; and Speak Truth to Power: The Black Professional Class in United States History.

Darlene Clark HineDarlene Clark Hine is Board of Trustees Professor of African-American Studies and Professor of History at Northwestern University. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, past President of the Organization of American Historians and of the Southern Historical Association. Hine received her BA at Roosevelt University in Chicago, and her MA and Ph.D. from Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. Hine has taught at South Carolina State University and at Purdue University. She was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies at Harvard University. She is the author and/or co-editor of fifteen books, most recently The Harvard Guide to African American History (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000) coedited with Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham and Leon Litwack.William C. HineWilliam C. Hine received his undergraduate education at Bowling Green State University, his master's degree at the University of Wyoming, and his Ph.D. at Kent State University. He is a professor of history at South Carolina State University. He has had articles published in several journals, including Agricultural History, Labor History, and the Journal of Southern History. He is currently writing a history of South Carolina State University.StanleyHarroldStanley Harrold, Professor of History at South Carolina State University, received his bachelor's degree from Allegheny College and his master's and Ph.D. degrees from Kent State University. He is coeditor of Southern Dissent, a book series published by the University Press of Florida. He received during the 1990s two National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships to pursue research dealing with the antislavery movement. In 2005 he received a Faculty Research Award from the NEH in support of his current research on physical conflict along America's North-South sectional border from the 1780s to the Civil War. He is the author of seven books, most recently Civil War and Reconstruction: A Documentary Reader (Oxford, U.K.: Blackwell, 2007). He has published articles in Civil War History, Journal of Southern History, Radical History Review, and Journal of the Early Republic.

(Note:The Combined Volume consists of Chapters 1-24; Volume I consists of Chapters 1-13; Volume II consists of Chapters 12-24)
The Meaning of Freedom: The Promise of Reconstruction, 1865-1868
Review, Research & Interact
The Meaning of Freedom: The Failure of Reconstruction
Review, Research & Interact
Searching for Safe Spaces
White Supremacy Triumphant: African Americans in the South in the Late Nineteenth Century
Review, Research & Interact
Black Southerners Challenge White Supremacy
Review, Research & Interact
Conciliation, Agitation, and Migration: African Americans in the Early Twentieth Century
Review, Research & Interact
African Americans and the 1920s
Review, Research & Interact
The Great Depression and World War II
The Great Depression and the New Deal
Review, Research & Interact
Black Culture and Society in the 1930s and 1940s
Review, Research & Interact
The World War II Era and Seeds of a Revolution
Review, Research & Interact
The Black Revolution
The Freedom Movement, 1954-1965
Review, Research & Interact
The Struggle Continues, 1965-1980
Review, Research & Interact
Modern Black America, 1980 to the Present
Review, Research & Interact
African Americans at the Dawn of a New Millenium
Epilogue: ldquo;A Nation within a Nation.rdquo;

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