By Susan Altman
Probably the most bold initiatives of its sort for younger readers, "The Encyclopedia of African-American history" features a wealth of knowledge on African and American heritage, politics, and tradition. full of life, accomplished, and informative entries are complemented via images, maps, and diverse strategies for extra analyzing.
Read Online or Download The Encyclopedia of African-American Heritage PDF
Similar African American Studies books
Sacred Rice explores the cultural intricacies wherein Jola farmers in West Africa are responding to their environmental and fiscal stipulations given the centrality of a crop--rice--that is the lynchpin for his or her monetary, social, spiritual, and political worlds. according to greater than ten years of writer Joanna Davidson's ethnographic and historic study on rural Guinea-Bissau, this publication appears to be like on the courting between humans, vegetation, and id because it explores how a society involves outline itself during the creation, intake, and reverence of rice.
An exam of the aesthetics of black faith as present in a number of elements of the realm together with the Americas, the Carribean, Africa and Europe.
African American girls have generally been portrayed as "pillars" in their communities―resilient moms, sisters, other halves, and grandmothers who stay steadfast within the face of all adversities. whereas those portrayals suggest that African American ladies have few mental difficulties, the clinical literature and demographic facts current a distinct photograph.
Within the fingers of Strangers is a set of records by means of writers and witnesses from the earlier, either black and white, that provide views at the alternate and stream of slaves. Many files elucidate the long-standing discord among North and South over the difficulty of slavery. within the arms of Strangers is split into 3 elements.
Extra info for The Encyclopedia of African-American Heritage