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ERIC Number: ED043565
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Pages: 388
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The Black People of America. Illustrated History.
Dennis, R. Ethel
This survey of the Negro in America sets out to present a comprehensive outline history from African origins to the present day by making available summaries of the latest historical scholarship. Designed for both black and white students, it may be supplemented with creative writing, biographies, and specialized studies from the extensive bibliography provided, together with a listing of films and filmstrips on black history and culture. Chapter headings are 1) Africa, the Negro's Proud Homeland; 2) The Growth of Slavery in America, 1500-1790; 3) The House of Bondage, 1790-1860; 4) Civil War and Emancipation, 1860-1865; 5) The Tragedy of Reconstruction, 1865-1877; 6) Citizens Without a Country; 1877-1903; 7) Creativity in the Late Nineteenth Century; 8) New Voices and New Directions, 1903-1930; 9) Some Blacks Enter the American Mainstream, 1930-1954; and 10) The Black Revolution, 1950 to the Present. (Each chapter ends with a list of suggested problems and projects.) (MBM)
Readers Press, Inc., 130 Bristol Street, New Haven, Conn. 06511 ($6.95)
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