Released on 2006-04-06Categories History

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895

Author: Paul Finkelman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: UOM:39015064683546

Category: History

Page: 520

View: 434

Explores how all aspects of American culture, history, and national identity have been profoundly influenced by the experience of African Americans and documents African American history from the arrival of the first slave ship to the death of Frederick Douglass.
Released on 1996Categories African Americans

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History

Author: Jack Salzman

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN: STANFORD:36105009737052

Category: African Americans

Page: 3203

View: 159

Contains 2,200 entries that provide information about African-American history, arranged alphabetically, and featuring a large number of biographies, as well as information about places, events, historical eras, legal cases, cultural achievements, professions, and sports.
Released on 2010-02-09Categories Social Science

Encyclopedia of African American History [3 volumes]

Encyclopedia of African American History [3 volumes]

Author: Leslie M Alexander

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781851097746

Category: Social Science

Page: 1136

View: 238

A fresh compilation of essays and entries based on the latest research, this work documents African American culture and political activism from the slavery era through the 20th century. • Contributions from over 100 specialists on African America and the African diaspora • A spectacular selection of illustrations and photographs, such as a Kongo cosmogram, the African burial ground in New York City, and maps of the Triangular Trade and the Underground Railroad
Released on 2009Categories Reference

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present:From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century Five-volume set

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present:From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century Five-volume set

Author: Paul Finkelman

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: UCSC:32106019877072

Category: Reference

Page: 552

View: 853

Focusing on the making of African American society from the 1896 "separate but equal" ruling of Plessy v. Ferguson up to the contemporary period, this encyclopedia traces the transition from the Reconstruction Era to the age of Jim Crow, the Harlem Renaissance, the Great Migration, the Brown ruling that overturned Plessy, the Civil Rights Movement, and the ascendant influence of African American culture on the American cultural landscape.Covering African American history in all areas of U.S. history and culture from 1896 to the present, the Encyclopedia contains approximately 1,200 fully cross-referenced entries that are all signed by leading scholars and experts, making this five-volume set the most reliable and extensive treatment to be found on African American history in the twentieth century. The set also contains 500 images and roughly 640 biographies, as well as an entry on each of the fifty states. In addition to its comprehensive coverage of African Americans, the Encyclopedia also contains entries about key figures who affected the lives of African Americans in particular and Americans in general. Unrivalled in breadth and scope, this is the preeminent source of information on this topic and is destined to become a trusted reference source for years to come.
Released on 2010Categories Education

Encyclopedia of African American Education

Encyclopedia of African American Education

Author: Kofi Lomotey

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412940504

Category: Education

Page: 1153

View: 358

The Encyclopedia of African American Education covers educational institutions at every level, from preschool through graduate and professional training, with special attention to historically black and predominantly black colleges and universities. Other entries cover individuals, organizations, associations, and publications that have had a significant impact on African American education. The Encyclopedia also presents information on public policy affecting the education of African Americans, including both court decisions and legislation. It includes a discussion of curriculum, concepts, theories, and alternative models of education, and addresses the topics of gender and sexual orientation, religion, and the media. The Encyclopedia also includes a Reader's Guide, provided to help readers find entries on related topics. It classifies entries in sixteen categories: " Alternative Educational Models " Associations and Organizations " Biographies " Collegiate Education " Curriculum " Economics " Gender " Graduate and Professional Education " Historically Black Colleges and Universities " Legal Cases " Pre-Collegiate Education " Psychology and Human Development " Public Policy " Publications " Religious Institutions " Segregation/Desegregation. Some entries appear in more than one category. This two-volume reference work will be an invaluable resource not only for educators and students but for all readers who seek an understanding of African American education both historically and in the 21st century.
Released on 2010-02-28Categories Social Science

Encyclopedia of African American History

Encyclopedia of African American History

Author: Leslie Alexander

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: WISC:89100758549

Category: Social Science

Page: 600

View: 697

Encyclopedia of African American History introduces readers to the significant peopoe, events, sociopolitical movements, and ideas that have shaped African American life from earliest contact between African peoples and Europeans through the late 20th century. The encyclopedia places the African American experience in the context of the entire African diaspora, with entries organized in sections on African/European cnontact and enslavement, culture, resistance and identity during enslavement, political activism from the Revolutionary War to Southern emancipation, political activism from Reconstruction to the modern Civil Rights movement, black nationalism and urbanization, and Pan-Africanism and contemporary black America. Based on the latest scolarship and engagingly written, there is no better go-to reference for exploring the history of African Americans and their distinctive impact on American society, politics, business, literature, art, food, clothing, music, language, and technology.