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The Cambridge Guide to African American History

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Informationen zum Autor Raymond Gavins is Professor of History at Duke University. He is the author of The Perils and Prospects of... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Raymond Gavins is Professor of History at Duke University. He is the author of The Perils and Prospects of Southern Black Leadership (1993), dozens of scholarly articles, essays, book chapters, and reviews. He co-edited Remembering Jim Crow (2001). The co-recipient of the Oral History Association Distinguished Project Award (1996) and the Lillian Smith Book Award (2002), he received the John W. Blassingame Award for 'distinguished scholarship and mentorship in African American history' (2008). Klappentext This book emphasizes blacks' agency and achievements in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, notably outcomes of the Civil Rights Movement. To consider the means or strategies that African Americans utilized in pursuing their aspirations and struggles for freedom and equality, readers can consult subjects delineating ideological, institutional, and organizational aspects of black priorities, with tactics of resistance or dissent, over time and place. The entries include but are not limited to Afro-American Culture; Anti-Apartheid Movement; Anti-lynching Campaign; Antislavery Movement; Black Power Movement; Constitution, US (1789); Conventions, National Negro; Desegregation; Durham Manifesto (1942); Feminism; Four Freedoms; Haitian Revolution; Jobs Campaigns; the March on Washington (1963); March on Washington Movement (MOWM); New Negro Movement; Niagara Movement; Pan-African Movement; Religion; Slavery; Violence, Racial; and the Voter Education Project. While providing an important reference and learning tool, this volume offers a critical perspective on the actions and legacies of ordinary and elite blacks and their non-black allies. Zusammenfassung Intended for high school and college students, teachers, adult educational groups, and general readers, this book is of value to them primarily as a learning and reference tool. It also provides a critical perspective on the actions and legacies of ordinary and elite blacks and their non-black allies. Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface; Subjects; Cross references; Entries. ...

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This book emphasizes blacks' agency and achievements in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, notably outcomes of the Civil Rights Movement. To consider the means or strategies that African Americans utilized in pursuing their aspirations and struggles for freedom and equality, readers can consult subjects delineating ideological, institutional, and organizational aspects of black priorities, with tactics of resistance or dissent, over time and place. The entries include but are not limited to Afro-American Culture; Anti-Apartheid Movement; Anti-lynching Campaign; Antislavery Movement; Black Power Movement; Constitution, US (1789); Conventions, National Negro; Desegregation; Durham Manifesto (1942); Feminism; Four Freedoms; Haitian Revolution; Jobs Campaigns; the March on Washington (1963); March on Washington Movement (MOWM); New Negro Movement; Niagara Movement; Pan-African Movement; Religion; Slavery; Violence, Racial; and the Voter Education Project. While providing an important reference and learning tool, this volume offers a critical perspective on the actions and legacies of ordinary and elite blacks and their non-black allies.



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Intended for high school and college students, teachers, adult educational groups, and general readers, this book is of value to them primarily as a learning and reference tool. It also provides a critical perspective on the actions and legacies of ordinary and elite blacks and their non-black allies.

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Preface; Subjects; Cross references; Entries.

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Titre: The Cambridge Guide to African American History
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Code EAN: 9781107501966
ISBN: 978-1-107-50196-6
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 346
Poids: 502g
Taille: H155mm x B228mm x T21mm
Année: 2016