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Titel:   African Americans:A Concise History, Volume I (Chapters 1-13)
Reihe:   Prentice Hall
Autor:   Darlene Clark Hine / Stanley C Harrold / William C. Hine
Verlag:   Pearson
Einband:   Softcover
Auflage:   2
Sprache:   Englisch
Seiten:   256
Erschienen:   September 2005
ISBN13:   9780131925854
ISBN10:   0-13-192585-7
Status:   Der Titel ist leider nicht mehr lieferbar. Sorry, This title is no longer available. Malheureusement ce titre est ÚpuisÚ.
 

African Americans:A Concise History, Volume I (Chapters 1-13)

Description

For courses in African-American History.

 

Incorporating the basic features and narrative from The African-American Odyssey, this concise history presents its major episodes, issues and people. Ideally suited for one-semester courses or for instructors who want a brief core text, it tells a compelling story of survival, struggle, and triumph over adversity-leaving students with an appreciation of the central place of black people and culture in this country, and a better understanding of both African-American and American history. The 2nd edition presents a broadened international perspective, offers expanded coverage of interaction among African-Americans and other ethnic groups, and includes additional material on African-Americans in the western portion of the United States.


Features

NEW-A broadened international perspective, including an international account of black migration from the Caribbean; discussion of Jamaican musician Bob Marley; coverage of the Italian invasion of Ethiopia in 1935; an account of Paul Robeson, activist and entertainer; a section on the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa and in the United States, and other treatments of contemporary culture.-

~Compares and contrasts for students the Atlantic slave trade and black life in New Spain's northern borderlands, as well as extensively compares slavery in the American South with slavery in Latin America. It also includes African-American interaction with American Indians in the colonial era.

NEW-Chapter on late 20th-century politics-Portrays African-Americans developing from a special-interest group to the core of the Democratic Party.

~Shows students the strides made within the African-American culture.

NEW-Review and Research-Includes this new section that ends each chapter.

~Provides students with questions for use in reviewing chapter content, and Research Navigator™ activities for exploring and writing.

 

NEW-An excellent Instructor Supplementary Package-Includes Instructor's Manual with Tests, Prentice Hall Test Generator, History Notes, Documents Set, African American Biographies, and the Prentice Hall and Penguin Bundle Program.

~Gives instructors an extensive package of both traditional and electronic supplements that provides an array of resources that combine sound scholarship, engaging content, and a variety of pedagogical tools and media that enriches the classroom experience.

NEW-Media Resources-Includes an accompanying CD-ROM, OneKey, and Companion Website, as well as OneSearch with Research Navigator™.

~Enhances students' experience, encouraging study, review, and understanding.

Brief chronologies throughout.

~Provides students with a snapshot of the temporal relationship among significant events.

End-of-Chapter timelines.

~Establishes a chronological context for events in African American history by juxtaposing them with events in American history and in the rest of the world.

Review questions.

~Encourages students to analyze the material they have read, and to explore alternative perspectives.

Broad coverage of essential topics-Includes black women; important political and religious leaders; churches; schools; intellectuals; entrepreneurs; and entertainers.

~Gives students the necessary background for them to get the big picture and in-depth understanding of the history of African Americans.

Chapter-opening questions.

~Provide students with an inquiry-based approach that encourages them to think about the material that they are about to read.

Current research.

~Presents black history in a clear and direct manner, within a broad social, cultural, and political framework.

Recommended reading and additional bibliography lists.

~Directs students to more information about the subject of each chapter.

Maps, charts, and graphs.

~Helps students visualize the geographical context of events, and grasp significant trends.

Color inserts.

~Offers students a sample of the richness of the folk and fine art African Americans have produced throughout their history.

A student-friendly presentation.

~Gives students a well-organized, well-written, and nicely paced appreciation of the African American experience.

Inexpensively priced.

~Allows instructors the flexibility to assign outside readings.

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New to this Edition

A broadened international perspective.

~Compares and contrasts for students the Atlantic slave trade and black life in New Spain's northern borderlands, as well as extensively compares slavery in the American South with slavery in Latin America. It also includes African-American interaction with American Indians in the colonial era.

Discussion of 20th century black migration from the Caribbean, a new profile of Jamaican musician Bob Marley, a discussion of the African-American reaction to the Italian invasion of Ethiopia in 1935, a profile of activist and entertainer Paul Robeson, and an in-depth treatment of the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa and the United States.

~Provides students with a text that addresses current issues, maintaining their interest in the material.

Chapter on late 20th-century politics-Portrays African-Americans developing from a special-interest group to the core of the Democratic Party.

~Shows students the strides made within the African-American culture.

Review and Research-Includes this new section that ends each chapter.

~Provides students with questions for use in reviewing chapter content, and Research Navigator™ activities for exploring and writing.

 

An excellent Instructor Supplementary Package-Includes Instructor's Manual with Tests, Prentice Hall Test Generator, History Notes, Documents Set, African American Biographies, and the Prentice Hall and Penguin Bundle Program.

~Gives instructors an extensive package of both traditional and electronic supplements that provides an array of resources that combine sound scholarship, engaging content, and a variety of pedagogical tools and media that enriches the classroom experience.

Media Resources-Includes an accompanying CD-ROM, OneKey, and Companion Website, as well as OneSearch with Research Navigator™.

~Enhances students' experience, encouraging study, review, and understanding.

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Table of Contents

(NOTE: Volume I includes chapters 1-13).

 

I. BECOMING AFRICAN AMERICAN.

 

  1. Africa.

 

  2. Middle Passage.

 

  3. Black People in Colonial North America, 1526-1763.

 

  4. Rising Expectations: African Americans and the Struggle for Independence, 1763-1783.

 

  5. African Americans in the New Nation, 1783-1820.

 

II. SLAVERY, ABOLITION, AND THE QUEST FOR FREEDOM: THE COMING OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1793-1861.

 

 6. Life in the CottonKingdom.

        7. Free Black People in Antebellum America.

        8. Opposition to Slavery, 1800-1833.

 

 9. Let Your Motto Be Resistance, 1833-1850.

 

10. “And Black People Were at the Heart of It:” The United States Disunites over Slavery.

 III. THE CIVIL WAR, EMANCIPATION, AND BLACK RECONSTRUCTION: THE SECOND AMERICAN REVOLUTION.

11. Liberation: African Americans and the Civil War.

 

      12. The Meaning of Freedom: The Promise of Reconstruction, 1865-1868.  

13. The Meaning of Freedom: The Failure of Reconstruction, 1868-1877.

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