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From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans,9780072295818

From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780072295818

ISBN10:
0072295813
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/1/1999
Publisher(s):
McGraw Hill College Div
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Summary

The eighth edition of this best selling text has been thoroughly revised to include expanded material on the slave resistance, the recent history of African Americans in the United States, more on the history of women, and popular culture. The text has also been redesigned with new charts, maps, photographs, paintings, illustrations, and color inserts and an extensive package has been assembled, using technology and other multimedia to bring history to life. Written by distinguished and award-winning authors, retaining the same features that have made it the most popular text on African American History ever, and with fresh and appealing new features, From Slavery to Freedom remains the most revered, respected, honored text on the market.

Table of Contents

Visual Features xi
Preface xvii
A Note to the Instructors about Supplements xxi
About the Authors xxiii
Land of Their Ancestors
1(14)
Ghana
2(2)
Mali
4(2)
Songhay
6(3)
Other States
9(6)
The African Way of Life
15(18)
Political Institutions
16(2)
Economic Life
18(2)
Social Organization
20(4)
Religion
24(3)
The Arts
27(3)
African Culture in the Diaspora
30(3)
The Slave Trade and the New World
33(31)
European and Asian Interests
34(3)
Africans in the New World
37(3)
The Big Business of Slave Trading
40(4)
One-Way Passage
44(6)
Colonial Enterprise in the Caribbean
50(1)
The Plantation System
51(6)
Slavery in Mainland Latin America
57(7)
Colonial Slavery
64(15)
Virginia and Maryland
65(4)
The Carolinas and Georgia
69(3)
The Middle Colonies
72(3)
Blacks in Colonial New England
75(4)
That All May Be Free
79(17)
Slavery and the Revolutionary Philosophy
80(4)
Blacks Fighting for American Independence
84(7)
The Movement to Manumit Slaves
91(2)
The Conservative Reaction
93(3)
Blacks in the New Republic
96(22)
The Black Population in 1790
97(2)
Slavery and the Industrial Revolution
99(2)
Trouble in the Caribbean
101(3)
The Closing of the Slave Trade
104(1)
The Search for Independence
105(13)
Blacks and Manifest Destiny
118(20)
Frontier Influences
119(1)
Black Pioneers in the Westward March
120(2)
The War of 1812
122(3)
Emergence of the Cotton Kingdom
125(3)
The Domestic Slave Trade
128(8)
Persistence of the African Trade
136(2)
That Peculiar Institution
138(29)
Scope and Extent
139(1)
The Slave Codes
140(3)
Plantation Scene
143(7)
Nonagricultural Pursuits
150(1)
Social Considerations
151(7)
The Slave's Reaction to Bondage
158(9)
Quasi-Free Blacks
167(25)
American Anomaly
168(4)
Economic and Social Development
172(12)
The Struggle in the North and West
184(3)
Colonization
187(5)
Slavery and Intersectional Strife
192(28)
The North Attacks
193(6)
Black Abolitionists
199(5)
Runaways---Overland and Underground
204(6)
The South Strikes Back
210(4)
Stress and Strain in the 1850s
214(6)
Civil War
220(25)
Uncertain Federal Policy
221(7)
Moving toward Freedom
228(5)
Confederate Policy
233(5)
Blacks Fighting for the Union
238(5)
Victory!
243(2)
The Effort to Attain Peace
245(27)
Reconstruction and the Nation
246(3)
Conflicting Policies
249(4)
Relief and Rehabilitation
253(5)
Economic Adjustment
258(6)
Political Currents
264(8)
Losing the Peace
272(20)
The Struggle for Domination
273(4)
The Overthrow of Reconstruction
277(4)
The Movement for Disfranchisement
281(5)
The Triumph of White Supremacy
286(6)
Philanthropy and Self-Help
292(34)
Northern Philanthropy and African-American Education
293(6)
The Age of Booker T. Washington
299(8)
Struggles in the Economic Sphere
307(6)
Social and Cultural Growth
313(13)
The Color Line
326(31)
The New American Imperialism
327(8)
America's Empire of People of Color
335(5)
Urban Problems
340(5)
The Pattern of Violence
345(5)
New Solutions for Old Problems
350(7)
In Pursuit of Democracy
357(25)
World War I
358(2)
The Enlistment of African Americans
360(6)
Service Overseas
366(8)
On the Home Front
374(8)
Democracy Escapes
382(18)
The Reaction
383(9)
The Voice of Protest Rises
392(8)
The Harlem Renaissance
400(18)
Socioeconomic Problems and African-American Literature
401(3)
Harlem, the Seat and Center
404(11)
The Circle Widens
415(3)
The New Deal
418(26)
Depression
419(3)
Political Regeneration
422(7)
Roosevelt's ``Black Cabinet''
429(3)
Government Agencies and Relief for Blacks
432(7)
Black Labor and the Unions
439(5)
The American Dilemma
444(31)
Trends in Education
445(10)
Opportunities for Self-Expression
455(9)
The World of African Americans
464(6)
One World or Two?
470(5)
Fighting for the Four Freedoms
475(30)
Arsenal of Democracy
476(5)
Blacks in the Service
481(11)
The Home Fires
492(7)
The United Nations and Human Welfare
499(6)
African Americans in the Cold War Era
505(17)
Progress
506(5)
Reaction
511(4)
Urbanization and Its Consequences
515(7)
The Black Revolution
522(41)
The Road to Revolution
523(3)
The Beginnings
526(6)
Marching for Freedom
532(6)
The Illusion of Equality
538(11)
Revolution at High Tide
549(10)
Balance Sheet of the Revolution
559(4)
Reaction and Progress
563(39)
The Reagan Years
564(6)
A New Economic and Political Thrust
570(4)
The Bush Quadrennium
574(6)
Writers and Artists in Later years
580(10)
Heard and Seen by Millions
590(12)
Half Century of Change
602(35)
Stirrings
603(9)
``On the Pulse of Morning''
612(2)
Race-Based Politics
614(2)
Enlarging Educational Opportunities
616(3)
African Americans and the World
619(18)
Bibliographical Notes 637(49)
Appendixes 686(18)
Acknowledgments 704(1)
Index 705


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