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Title The African American years / Gabriel Burns Stepto, editor
Published New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, Thomson/Gale, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Chronologies of American history and experience
Chronologies of American history and experience.
Contents The African American Years: Chronology -- The Colonial Period and the Revolutionary War -- The First Africans to Arrive in the New World -- Free African Americans in the United States -- African American Soldiers in the Colonial Period -- The Debate over Slavery in the United States -- The Civil War -- The Final Century of Slavery in the United States -- African Americans and the Civil War -- Reconstruction -- Reconstruction and the Rise of Jim Crow -- African Americans in Political Office -- African Americans on the Frontier -- African American Newspapers and Periodicals -- The Long Journey Toward Integration -- African Americans and the Law -- The Education of African Americans -- The Ongoing Effort for Inclusion in the Military -- African Americans in the Modern Era -- Migration, Industrialization, and the City -- The History of African American Music -- African American Folklore and Folkways -- The African American Literary Experience -- The African American Family -- The African American Religious Experience -- African Americans Coming to the Fore of American Identity -- The Civil Rights Struggle: From Nonviolence to Black Power -- The African American Intellectual Experience -- African Americans in the Sciences -- African American Labor History -- The Art of African Americans -- The Close of the Twentieth Century and Beyond
Summary This chronology presents the history of African Americans from pre-colonial times to the present. Includes overview essays, sidebars, and primary sources, and over 200 images that chronicle the story of African Americans' struggles, triumphs, complexity, and exuberance. Features include a comprehensive index and a primary document index; sidebars spotlighting specific people and topics; and a bibliography for each topical chapter
Notes Available through the Gale virtual reference library
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject African Americans -- History -- Chronology.
African Americans -- History -- Sources.
African Americans.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Genre/Form Chronologies.
Form Electronic book
Author Stepto, Gabriel.
ISBN 0684312573
OTHER TI Gale virtual reference library.