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Struggle for Freedom A History of African Americans, Concise Edition, Volume 1 (Penguin Academic Series)

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ISBN-10: 0205832423

ISBN-13: 9780205832422

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Clayborne Carson, Emma J. Lapsansky-Werner, Gary B. Nash

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List price: $48.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/22/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Clayborne Carson lives in Palo Alto, California.

Clayborne Carson Clayborne Carson was born in Buffalo, New York. He received his BA, MA, and PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles, and has taught at Stanford University since 1974. Active during his undergraduate years in the civil rights and antiwar movements, Carsonrsquo;s publications have focused on the African American protest movements of the post-World War II period. His first book,In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s(1981) won the Frederick Jackson Turner Award from the Organization of American Historians. He has also editedMalcolm X: The FBI File(1991) and served as an advisor for the award-winning PBS series on the civil rights movement entitledEyes…    

Gary B. Nash received his B. A. from Princeton University in 1955 and his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1964. He earned the position of Director of the National Center for History in the Schools at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he taught colonial and revolutionary American history since 1974. Nash has been the Director of the National Center for History in the Schools sinc 1994 and co-chaired the National History Standards Project from 1992-1996. His past positions include: Dean of Undergraduate and Intercollege Curricular Development, University of California, Los Angeles; President, Organization of American Historians; Dean, Council on Educational Development, University of…    

Preface
Meet the Authors
Ancient Africa
Africa and the Atlantic World
Africans in Early North America, 1619���1726
Africans in Bondage: Early Eighteenth Century to the American Revolution
The Revolutionary Era: Crossroads of Freedom
After the Revolution: Constructing Free Life and Combating Slavery, 1787���1816
African Americans in the Antebellum Era
African Americans in the Reform Era, 1831���1850
A Prelude to War: the 1850s
Civil War and the Promises of Freedom: the Turbulent 1860s
Post Civil War Reconstruction: A New National Era
Appendix
Credits
Index