Upon These Shores: Themes in the African-American Experience, 1600 to the Present

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Psychology Press, 2000 - 450 páginas
This one-volume, comprehensive overview of African American history brings together original essays by some of the foremost authorities in the field. Arranged both thematically and chronologically, these papers discuss a wide range of topics - from the Middle Passage to the Civil Rights Movement; from abolition to the Great Migration; from issues in religion, class and family to literature, education and politics.

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Introduction
1
Africa the Slave Trade and the Diaspora
21
this peculiar institution
61
Africans in EighteenthCentury North America
83
In Search of Freedom
102
Though We Are Not Slaves
118
Full of Faith Full of Hope
141
From Booker T to Malcolm X
198
Black Religious Traditions
285
AfricanAmerican Family Life in Societal Context
303
From Black Bourgeoisie to AfricanAmerican
319
Black Feminism in the United States
347
African Americans and Education
369
After the Movement
389
The Quest for Black Equity
404
Black Internationalism
418

Rights Power and Equality
221
The Sounds of Blackness
251
Black Voices
270
Afterword
435
Notes on Contributors
445
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William R. Scott is Professor of History and Director of the African-American Studies Program at Lehigh University. He is author of The Sons of Sheba's Race: African Americans and the Italo-Ethiopian War (1993). William G. Shade is Director of the American Studies Program at Lehigh University and Co-Director of the Gipson Institute for Eighteenth-Century Studies. He is author of Democratizing the Old Dominion (1996) and co-editor, with Sandy Maisel, of Parties and Politics in American History (1994).

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