Major Problems in African American History From Slavery to Freedom, 1619-1877

ISBN-10: 0669249912

ISBN-13: 9780669249910

Edition: 2000

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This series is designed to encourage critical thinking about history. Each volume presents a carefully selected group of readings in a format that asks students to evaluate primary sources and draw their own conclusions.
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List price: $117.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 12/16/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 434
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

PETER IVERSON is Regents' Professor of History (Emeritus) at Arizona State University. He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Iverson has written many books in modern American Indian history, including The Navajo Nation (1981), Carlos Montezuma (1982), When Indians Became Cowboys (1994), "We Are Still Here" (1999), Dine: A History of the Navajos (2002), and, with former Navajo Nation president, Peterson Zah, We Will Secure Our Future (2012). His work has been supported by fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment For the Humanities. At Arizona State University Iverson directed or co-directed 51 Ph.D. students to completion of their programs. He served as president of the Western History Association in 2004-2005.Thomas G. Paterson, professor emeritus of history at the University of Connecticut, graduated from the University of New Hampshire (B.A., 1963) and the University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D., 1968). He is the author of Soviet-American Confrontation (1973), Meeting the Communist Threat (1988), On Every Front (1992), Contesting Castro (1994), America Ascendant (with J. Garry Clifford, 1995), and A People and a Nation (with Mary Beth Norton et al., 2001). Tom is also the editor of Cold War Critics (1971), Kennedy's Quest for Victory (1989), Imperial Surge (with Stephen G. Rabe, 1992), The Origins of the Cold War (with Robert McMahon, 1999), Explaining the History of American Foreign Relations (with Michael J. Hogan, 2004), and Major Problems in American Foreign Relations (with Dennis Merrill, 2010). With Bruce Jentleson, he served as senior editor for the Encyclopedia of American Foreign Relations (1997). A microfilm edition of The United States and Castro's Cuba, 1950s-1970s: The Paterson Collection appeared in 1999. He has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of American History and Diplomatic History. A recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, he has directed National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars for College Teachers. In 2000 the New England History Teachers Association recognized his excellence in teaching and mentoring with the Kidger Award. Besides visits to many American campuses, Tom has lectured in Canada, China, Colombia, Cuba, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Russia, and Venezuela. He is a past president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, which in 2008 honored him with the Laura and Norman Graebner Award for "lifetime achievement" in scholarship, service, and teaching. A native of Oregon, Tom is now informally associated with Southern Oregon University.

Interpreting African-American History DOCUMENTS
The Brownies' Book Encourages Black Children to Know Their History, 1920
Carter G. Woodson on His Goals for Black History, 1922
Mary McLeod Bethune Outlines the Objectives of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1937
John Hope Franklin Explains the Lonely Dilemma of the American Negro Scholar, 1963
Vincent Harding on the Differences Between Negro History and Black History, 1971
Lucille Clifton and the Nurturing of History, c. 1990 ESSAYS John Hope Franklin, The History of African-American History David W. Blight, The Burden of African-American History: Memory, Justice, and a Usable Past Fath David Ruffins, Sites of Memory, Sites of Struggle: The "Materials" of History
Africans and the Slave Trade: Causes and Consequences DOCUMENTS
A Portuguese Slave Trader Describes a Kidnapping, c. 1440s
Slave Raiding on the West African Coast, 1448
A Congolese Envoy to Brazil, c. 1643
Willem Bosman, a Dutch Trader, Describes the Details of Bargaining for Slaves, 1701
William Snelgrave, an English Trader, Describes the Business of Slave Trading and Two Slave Mutinies, 1734
Olaudah Equiano, an Ibo, Describes His Capture, 1756
An Illustration Showing "Tight-Packing" for the Middle Passage, c. 1790s ESSAYS Walter Rodney, African Societies Were Transformed by the Slave Trade John Thornton, African Societies Voluntarily Participated in the Slave Trade
The Origins of North American Slavery and Racism DOCUMENTS
John Rolfe Records the Arrival of African Slaves to Virginia, August 1619
Anthony Johnson, a Former Slave, Claims His Slave Property, 1655
Interracial Sexual Relations and Their Consequences: The Case of Elizabeth Key, 16551656
An Act to Discriminate Between Africans and Others in Maryland, 1664
Francis Payne, a Free Negro Property Owner in Colonial Virginia, Bequeaths His Property, 1673
Distinguishing Slaves from Indentured Servants in Virginia, 1705 ESSAYS Winthrop D. Jordan, "The Mutual Causation" of Racism and Slavery Edmund S. Morgan, The Paradox of Slavery and Freedom
The Origins of African America and the Continuity of African Culture DOCUMENTS
Olaudah Equiano, an Ibo, Discovers the Cultural Diversity of West Africa, 1789
Six Advertisements for Virginia Slave Runaways, 1736, 1767
Early Slave Conversion Attempts of Francis Le Jau, an Anglican Minister, 1706-1717
George Whitefield, a Religious Revivalist, Encourages Conversion and Education, 1740
Phyllis Wheatley's Homage to George Whitefield, 1770
The Conversion Experience of John Marrant, 1802
Landon Carter, a Slavemaster, Confronts the Problem of Slave Conversion, 1776
Two Letters from Savannah, Georgia on the Progress of Baptist Churches, 1792, 1800
A Grave Decorated in African Style, 1944 ESSAYS Sterling Stuckey, How Africans Preserved Their Culture: Culture as Spirit Mechal Sobel, How White and Black Cultures Merged: Culture as Social Relations
The Development of a Slave Society in Colonial North America Documents
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