African Americans: a concise history
, 2004 - History
- 592 pages
Incorporating the basic features and narrative from "The African-American Odyssey, " this concise history presents its major episodes, issues and people--and tells a compelling story of survival, struggle, and triumph over adversity. The book starts out among the ancient civilizations of Africa, journeys to the American Revolution of the 1700s, travels through the nineteenth century to a portrayal of life in the twentieth, and considers the continuing impact of African Americans on life in the United States. Its broad coverage of essential topics includes black women, important political and religious leaders, churches, schools, intellectuals, entrepreneurs, and entertainers. MARKET" For 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.