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"A Companion to African American History" is a collection of original and authoritative essays arranged thematically and topically, covering a wide range of subjects from the seventeenth century to the present day. Analyzes the major sources and the most influential books and articles in the field Includes discussions of globalization, region, migration, gender, class and social forces that make up the broad cultural fabric of African American history…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
"A Companion to African American History" is a collection of original and authoritative essays arranged thematically and topically, covering a wide range of subjects from the seventeenth century to the present day. Analyzes the major sources and the most influential books and articles in the field Includes discussions of globalization, region, migration, gender, class and social forces that make up the broad cultural fabric of African American history
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
  • Seitenzahl: 582
  • Erscheinungstermin: 24. Januar 2005
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 250mm x 175mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 1172g
  • ISBN-13: 9780631230663
  • ISBN-10: 0631230661
  • Artikelnr.: 21644456
Autorenporträt
Alton Hornsby, Jr is Fuller E. Callaway Professor of History at Morehouse College. He is the author of The Black Almanac (1972), Milestones in 20th Century Black History (1993), and Chronology of African American History (2nd edition, 1997).
Inhaltsangabe
Notes on Contributors.

Acknowledgments.

INTRODUCTION.

PART I: AFRICAN AND OTHER ROOTS.

PART II: AFRICANS IN EARLY NORTH AMERICA.

PART III: IN THE HOUSE OF BONDAGE).

PART IV: TRANSCULTURATION.

PART VI: THE MATURATION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES AND THEEMERGENCE OF INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS.

PART VII: AFRICAN AMERICANS AND WARS "FOR DEMOCRACY".

PART VIII: GENDER AND CLASS.

PART IX: MIGRATION, RENAISSANCE AND NEW BEGINNINGS.

PART X: SEARCHING FOR PLACE.

Index
Rezensionen
"This recent addition to the Blackwell Companions to AmericanHistory series attests to the maturity of African Americanhistory as a discipline and its movement from the margins ofacademia to its role as a central component of the historicalprofession ... [It] stands as a useful introduction to the study ofAfrican American history and its development. No doubt, studentswill benefit from this exposure to the breadth of African Americanhistoriography."
Journal of Southern History

"Provide[s] good introductions to the writing on the subject ...just the right balance between historiography and a surveyincorporating quotations and illustrations."
History

"A Companion to African American History is avaluable contribution of original essays. Its comprehensivecoverage of themes and topics make this an important volume andessential reading for scholars, students, and general interestreaders."
Darlene Clark Hine, Northwestern University

"Professor Hornsby has assembled a remarkable array ofscholars whose essays tell the story of African Americans fromAfrican roots to present day struggles for identity and a place inAmerican society. These exceptional essays illustrating thecritical role that race and African American culture played informing American culture are essential reading for anyone seekingto understand America."
James Oliver Horton, George Washington University