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African Americans A Concise History

ISBN-10: 0205728804
ISBN-13: 9780205728800
Edition: 3rd 2010 (Special)
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Description: African-Americans: A Concise History 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  More...

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Book details

List price: $78.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/30/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 744
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

African-Americans: A Concise History 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. This book presents 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 maintain 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.

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.

Becoming African American
Africa, ca. 6000 c.e-ca. 1600 c.e.
Middle Passage, ca. 1450-1809
Black People in Colonial North America, 1526-1763
Rising Expectations: African Americans and the Struggle for Independence, 1763-1783
African Americans in the New Nation, 1783-1820
Slavery, Abolition, and the Quest for Freedom: The Coming of the Civil War
Life in the Cotton Kingdom, 1703-1861
Free Black People in Antebellum America, 1820-1861
Opposition to Slavery, 1800-1833
Let Your Motto Be Resistance, 1833-1850
ldquo;And Black People Were at the Heart of Itrdquo;: The United States Disunites over Slavery, 1846-1861
The Civil War, Emancipation, and Black Reconstruction: The Second AmericanRevolution
Liberation: African Americans and the Civil War, 1861-1865
The Meaning of Freedom: The Promise of Reconstruction, 1865-1868
The Meaning of Freedom: The Failure of Reconstruction, 1868-1877
Searching for Safe Spaces
White Supremacy Triumphant: African Americans in the South in the Late Nineteenth Century, 1875-1900
Black Southerners Challenge White Supremacy, 1867-1917
Conciliation, Agitation, and Migration: African Americans in the Early Twentieth Century, 1895-1928
African Americans and the 1920s, 1915-1928
The Great Depression and World War II
The Great Depression and The New Deal, 1929-1941
Black Culture and Society in the 1930s and 1940s, 1930-1949
The World War II Era and Seeds of a Revolution, 1936-1948
The Black Revolution
The Freedom Movement, 1954ndash;1965
The Struggle Continues, 1965ndash;1980
Black Politics, White Backlash, 1980 to Present&n

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