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African-Americans: A Concise History is a compelling story of survival, struggle, and triumph over adversity. Readers will learn an appreciation of the central place of black people and black culture in this country, and a better understanding of both African-American and American history. This book presents a compelling story of survival, struggle, and triumph over adversity-leaving readers with 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. The third edition presents a broadened international perspective, offers expanded coverage of interaction among African-Americans and other ethnic groups, and includes additional material on African-Americans in the western portion of the United States, as well as a new chapter on the evolution of black politics since the 1980s. It describes African-American history from the struggle of black people to maintain their humanity during the slave trade and as slaves in North America continuing through the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction, and through the Civil Rights movement to discussions of black life at the dawn of the 21 st century.
Table of Contents
|Becoming African American|
|Africa, ca. 6000 c.e-ca. 1600 c.e.|
|Middle Passage, ca. 1450-1809|
|Black People in Colonial North America, 1526-1763|
|Rising Expectations: African Americans and the Struggle for Independence, 1763-1783|
|African Americans in the New Nation, 1783-1820|
|Slavery, Abolition, and the Quest for Freedom: The Coming of the Civil War|
|Life in the Cotton Kingdom, 1703-1861|
|Free Black People in Antebellum America, 1820-1861|
|Opposition to Slavery, 1800-1833|
|Let Your Motto Be Resistance, 1833-1850|
|ldquo;And Black People Were at the Heart of Itrdquo;: The United States Disunites over Slavery, 1846-1861|
|The Civil War, Emancipation, and Black Reconstruction: The Second AmericanRevolution|
|Liberation: African Americans and the Civil War, 1861-1865|
|The Meaning of Freedom: The Promise of Reconstruction, 1865-1868|
|The Meaning of Freedom: The Failure of Reconstruction, 1868-1877|
|Searching for Safe Spaces|
|White Supremacy Triumphant: African Americans in the South in the Late Nineteenth Century, 1875-1900|
|Black Southerners Challenge White Supremacy, 1867-1917|
|Conciliation, Agitation, and Migration: African Americans in the Early Twentieth Century, 1895-1928|
|African Americans and the 1920s, 1915-1928|
|The Great Depression and World War II|
|The Great Depression and The New Deal, 1929-1941|
|Black Culture and Society in the 1930s and 1940s, 1930-1949|
|The World War II Era and Seeds of a Revolution, 1936-1948|
|The Black Revolution|
|The Freedom Movement, 1954ndash;1965|
|The Struggle Continues, 1965ndash;1980|
|Black Politics, White Backlash, 1980 to Present&n|
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