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African-American Odyssey, The, Volume 1 (5th Edition)

 
 
 
 
African-American Odyssey, The, Volume 1 (5th Edition)
Author: Darlene Clark Hine - William C. Hine - Stanley C H
ISBN 13: 9780205728862
ISBN 10: 205728863
Edition: 5
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-11-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 424
List Price: $114.80
 
 

More than any other text, The African-American Odyssey illuminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history – not only telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America, but also how African-American history is inseparably weaved into the greater context of American history and vice versa.

Told through a clear, direct, and flowing narrative by leading scholars in the field, The African-American Odyssey draws on recent research to present black history within broad social, cultural, and political frameworks. From Africa to the Twenty-First Century, this book follows their long, turbulent journey, including the rich culture that African Americans have nurtured throughout their history and the many-faceted quest for freedom in which African Americans have sought to counter oppression and racism. This text also recognizes the diversity within the African-American sphere — providing coverage of all class and of women and balancing the lives of ordinary men and women with the accounts and actions of black leaders and individuals.