African Americans: A Concise History, 3rd Edition


African Americans: A Concise History, 3rd Edition

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 maintrain 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 21st century.


Details African Americans: A Concise History, 3rd Edition

Title African Americans: A Concise History, 3rd Edition
AuthorDarlene Clark Hine
Release Date10th Feb 2008
PublisherPearson Prentice Hall
ISBN-100136002781
EAN9780136002789
FormatPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Pages637 pages
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