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Encyclopedia of African American history, 1619-1895 : from the colonial period to the age of Frederick Douglass

Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In nearly 700 entries, this set documents the full range of the African American experience during the period from the arrival of the first slave ship to the death of Frederick Douglass, and shows how all aspects of American culture, history, and national identity have been profoundly influenced by the experience of African Americans.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
History
Encyclopédies
Enciclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of African American history, 1619-1895.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)657162133
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Finkelman
ISBN: 0195167775 9780195167771
OCLC Number: 62430770
Awards: Winner of Booklist Editors' Choice of 2006.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-E --
v. 2. F-Q --
v. 3. R-W.
Responsibility: editor in chief, Paul Finkelman.
Local System Bib Number:
001985856

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Focusing on the making of African American society from the arrival of the first slave ship in 1619 to the death of Frederick Douglass in 1895, this encyclopedia traces the transition from Africa to  Read more...
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"A necessary reference for well rounded academic collections...A major contribution."--Against the Grain"The set offers depth, reaching most important persons, events, and developments through 1895 Read more...

 
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