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Atlas of African-American History - James Ciment

Atlas of African-American History

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"Notable for its large format and attractive design...well written...maps are well chosen and clear...recommended for secondary school or lower-division undergraduate collections." - Choice "This excellent atlas of facts should be in the holdings of any serious Afro-American reference book collection...easy to browse and read...Highly recommended." - Midwest Book Review"

The African Heritage: A Short History of a Continentp. 1
Slavery in Early Americap. 23
The Divided Nationp. 53
Up from Slavery: African Americans in the Late 19th Centuryp. 87
The "New Negro": African Americans from the Early to Mid-20th Centuryp. 121
The Civil Rights Yearsp. 151
Backlash and Retrenchmentp. 189
Black America Todayp. 215
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ISBN: 9780816067138
ISBN-10: 9780415921428
Series: Facts on File Library of American History
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st November 2007
Publisher: Facts on File Inc
Dimensions (cm): 28.4 x 22.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 1.25
Edition Number: 2