The Complete Idiot's Guide to African American History

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Penguin, 2003 - 300 頁
Although the first black slaves arrived in Jamestown, Virginia in 1619, our knowledge of African American history is often limited to "lessons" in films.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to African American Historyreveals a full portrait of black life, including familiar figures such as Harriet Tubman, W.E.B. DuBois, and Martin Luther King, Jr.



 

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Like any survey of any particular part of history, this book suffers from spending too little time on certain facets of its subject material. I also wouldn't recommend it to absolute beginners ... 閱讀評論全文

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Dreams and Dreams Deferred The Early History
xxi
Portrait of a People
xxiii
Slavery What Happened When In This Chapter
17
Slavery The Human Toll
29
Portrait of a Rebellion
43
A House Divided The Later History
53
Discord and Decision The Civil War
55
Emancipation Not
67
Festivities
159
Fortune African American Entrepreneurship
169
Femininity African American Women
181
Power on the Outside Contributions to American Culture
197
Five Giants
199
African American Writing
211
In the Groove African American Rhythm
221
Big Screen Small Screen African Americans and Modern Media
231

The Jim Crow Laws
77
The Great Migration
87
A Challenge to a Nation
97
The Modern Civil Rights Movement
111
After Dr King
125
A House United a House Divided
137
Power on the Inside Spirit and Soul
147
Faith
149
Fighting Anyway Heroism in a Segregated Military
241
The Road from Here
253
Beyond the Rainbow Race in American Politics
263
Epilogue Beyond Race in America
275
Bibliography and Recommended Reading
281
Recommended Websites
285
Index
287
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