1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History

1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History

Book - 2006 | 2006 ed
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Random House, Inc.
Where can one go to get a comprehensive and entertaining account of the most significant events, individuals and social processes of African-American history? Fear not, because 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African-American History is history at your fingertips-in a concise, accessible, easily-read format.

Jeffrey C. Stewart, Associate Professor of History at George Mason University, takes the reader on an all-encompassing journey through the entirety of African-American history that is pithy, provocative, and encyclopedic in scope. Here are all the people, terms, ideas, events, and social processes that make African-American history such a fascinating and inspiring subject.

1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African-American History covers all the significant information in six broad sections: Great Migrations; Civil Rights and Politics; Science, Inventions and Medicine; Sports; Military; Culture and Religion. It will entertain as well as instruct, and it can be read from beginning to end as well as opened at random and read at any length without confusion.

A necessary addition to every family's library, 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African-American History presents African American history in a fun, engaging and intelligent way.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Baker & Taylor
An informative, fascinating tour of five hundred years of African-American history is divided into seven sections, including Great Migrations, Civil Rights and Politics, Military, and Culture and Religion, and is accompanied by photographs, drawings, etchings, and other art forms portraying black history. Original.

Publisher: New York : Gramercy Books, [2006]
Edition: 2006 ed
ISBN: 0517228408
9780517228401
Branch Call Number: 973.049607 STE 2006
Characteristics: 406 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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