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Creating Black Americans African-American History and Its Meanings, 1619 to the Present

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ISBN-10: 0195137566

ISBN-13: 9780195137569

Edition: 2005

Authors: Nell Irvin Painter

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Here is a magnificent account of a past rich in beauty and creativity, but also in tragedy and trauma. Eminent historian Nell Irvin Painter blends a vivid narrative based on the latest research with a wonderful array of artwork by African American artists, works which add a new depth to our understanding of black history. Painter offers a history written for a new generation of African Americans, stretching from life in Africa before slavery to today's hip-hop culture. The book describes the staggering number of Africans--over ten million--forcibly transported to the New World, most doomed to brutal servitude in Brazil and the Caribbean. Painter looks at the free black population, numbering…    
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Book details

List price: $102.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/9/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 9.29" wide x 7.28" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Nell Irvin Painter is professor of history at Princeton University.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Africa and Black Americans
Captives Transported, 1619-ca. 1850
A Diasporic People, 1630-ca. 1850
Those Who Were Free, ca. 1770-1859
Those Who Were Enslaved, ca. 1770-1859
Civil War and Emancipation, 1859-1865
The Larger Reconstruction, 1864-1896
Hard-Working People in the Depths of Segregation, 1896-ca. 1919
The New Negro, 1915-1932
Radicals and Democrats, 1930-1940
The Second World War and the Promise of Internationalism, 1940-1948
Cold War Civil Rights, 1948-1960
Protest Makes a Civil Rights Revolution, 1960-1967
Black Power, 1966-1980
Authenticity and Diversity in the Era of Hip-Hop, 1980-2005
Epilogue: A Snapshot of African Americans in the Early Twenty-First Century
Timelines
Notes
Further Reading
Artists Whose Work Appears in Creating Black Americans
Picture Credits