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From Slavery to Freedom A History of Negro Americans

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ISBN-10: 0070219893

ISBN-13: 9780070219892

Edition: 7th 1998

Authors: John Hope Franklin

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Franklin and Moss chart the journey of African-Americans from their origins in the civilisations of Africa, through slavery in the Western Hemisphere, to their struggle for freedom in the West Indies, Latin America and the United States.
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Book details

List price: $31.86
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.06" long
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

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…    

Land of Their Ancestors
The African Way of Life
The Slave Trade and the New World
Colonial Slavery
That All May Be Free
Blacks in the New Republic
Blacks and Manifest Destiny
That Peculiar Institution
Quasi-Free Blacks
Slavery and Intersectional Strife
Civil War
The Effort to Attain Peace
Losing the Peace
Philanthropy and Self-Help
The Color Line
In Pursuit of Democracy
Democracy Escapes
The Harlem Renaissance
The New Deal Chapter Twenty: The American Dilemma
Fighting for the Four Freedoms
African Americans in the Cold War Era
The Black Revolution
New Forms of Activism
Legacies for the Twenty-First Century