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African-American Odyssey

ISBN-10: 0205728782
ISBN-13: 9780205728787
Edition: 4th 2010 (Revised)
List price: $108.80
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Description: More than any other text,The African-American Odysseyilluminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history not only telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America, but also how African-American history is inseparably  More...

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Book details

List price: $108.80
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/30/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 776
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.444
Language: English

More than any other text,The African-American Odysseyilluminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history 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. Now updated with discussions of the historic election of the first African-American president of the United States.

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.

Brief Contents
Becoming African American
Africa
Middle Passage
Black People in Colonial North America, 1526ndash;1763
Rising Expectations: African Americans and the Struggle for Independence, 1763ndash;1783
African Americans in the New Nation, 1783ndash;1820
Slavery, Abolition, and the Quest for Freedom: The Coming of the Civil War, 1793ndash;1861
Life in the Cotton Kingdom
Free Black People in Antebellum America
Opposition to Slavery, 1800ndash;1833
Let Your Motto Be Resistance, 1833ndash;1850
ldquo;And Black People Were at the Heart of Itrdquo;: The United States Disunites over Slavery
The Civil War, Emancipation, and Black Reconstruction: The Second American Revolution
Liberation: African Americans and the Civil War
The Meaning of Freedom: The Promise of Reconstruction, 1865ndash;1868
The Meaning of Freedom: The Failure of Reconstruction
Searching for Safe Spaces
White Supremacy Triumphant: African Americans in the South in the Late Nineteenth Century
Black Southerners Challenge White Supremacy
Conciliation, Agitation, and Migration: African Americans in the Early Twentieth Century
African Americans and the 1920s
The Great Depression and World War II
The Great Depression and The New Deal
Black Culture and Society in the 1930s and 1940s
The World War II Era and Seeds of a Revolution
The Black Revolution
The Freedom Movement, 1954ndash;1965
The Struggle Continues, 1965ndash;1980
Black Politics, White Backlash, 1980 to

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