African-American Odyssey, The: Combined Volume

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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More than any other text,The African-American Odyssey illuminates the central place of African Americans in American history with clear, direct writing by leading scholars and an in-depth exploration of African-American history from its African roots to the 21st century. This text places African-American history at the center, and in the context, of American History.

Table of Contents

Becoming African Americanp. 1
Africap. 2
Middle Passagep. 24
Black People in Colonial North America, 1526 1763p. 46
Rising Expectations: African Americans and the Struggle for Independence, 1763 1783p. 72
African Americans in the New Nation, 1783 1820p. 94
Slavery, Abolition, and the Quest for Freedom: The Coming of the Civil War, 1793 1861p. 120
Life in the Cotton Kingdomp. 122
Free Black People in Antebellum Americap. 146
Opposition to Slavery, 1800 1833p. 170
Let Your Motto Be Resistance, 1833 1850p. 188
"And Black People Were at the Heart of It": The United States Disunites over Slaveryp. 204
The Civil War, Emancipation, and Black Reconstruction: The Second American Revolutionp. 230
Liberation: African Americans and the Civil Warp. 232
The Meaning of Freedom: The Promise of Reconstruction, 1865 1868p. 258
The Meaning of Freedom: The Failure of Reconstruction,p. 284
Searching for Safe Spacesp. 306
White Supremacy Triumphant: African Americans in the South in the Late Nineteenth Centuryp. 308
Black Southerners Challenge White Supremacyp. 334
Conciliation, Agitation, and Migration: African Americans in the Early Twentieth Centuryp. 364
African Americans and the 1920sp. 400
The Great Depression and World War IIp. 426
The Great Depression and The New Dealp. 428
Black Culture and Society in the 1930s and 1940sp. 454
The World War II Era and Seeds of a Revolutionp. 480
The Black Revolutionp. 510
The Freedom Movement, 1954 1965p. 512
The Struggle Continues, 1965 1980p. 542
Black Politics, White Backlash, 1980 to Presentp. 576
African Americans in the New Millenium
Epilogue: "A Nation Within a Nation"p. 608
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