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Life upon these shores : looking at African American history, 1513-2008 / Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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  • ISBN: 9780307593429
  • ISBN: 0307593428
  • Physical Description: xvi, 487 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.), photos. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 449-455) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Origins : 1513-1760 -- Forging freedom : 1760-1804 -- "It shall ever be our duty to vindicate our brethren" : 1800-1834 -- Race and resistance : 1934-1850 -- Emergence : 1850-1860 -- War and its meaning : 1859-1865 -- Reconstructing a nation : 1866-1877 -- "There is no Negro problem" : 1877-1895 -- New Negro, old problem : 1895-1900 -- The ordeal of Jim Crow : 1900-1917 -- Renaissance : 1917-1928 -- Growing authority : 1928-1939 -- The era of World War II : 1939-1950 -- Foundations of the new civil rights movement : 1950-1963 -- The movement at high tide : 1963-1968 -- Cultural integration : 1969-1979 -- Achievement : 1980-2008.
Summary, etc.: A landmark book tracing African American history from the arrival of the conquistadors and the sixteenth century, through the ordeal of slavery and the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Jim Crow era and the Great Migration through the civil rights and black nationalist movements and the age of hip-hop to the Joshua generation and the election of Barack Obama. Informed by the latest scholarship, and including more than eight hundred images--ancient maps, art, documents, photographs, cartoons, posters--Gates focuses on defining events, debates, and controversies, as well as the achievements of people famous and obscure. --From publisher description.
Subject: African Americans > History.
African Americans > History > Pictorial works.
United States > Civilization > African American influences.
HISTORY / United States / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural Heritage

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