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From the Publisher"Kinshasa presents a compilation of events and circumstances experienced by people of African ancestry within the American social and political construct, from the 15th century to the early years of the 21st century. The material is organized into chapters by century, with each chapter subdivided into years, subject areas, and dates. An array of experiences is inserted into 49 subject areas, including religion, migration, slavery, war, business, media, and education. Academic but accessible to the general reader."
Reference & Research Book News
"African American Chronology: Chronologies of the American Mosaic is more comprehensive than most other Afro-American histories: it examines the influence, rise and impact of waves of changes affecting Afro American issues and community struggles, offering chapters of detail from an Associate Professor of Sociology."
Midwest Book Review - California Bookwatch
"[T]hese inexpensive, attractive volumes will be useful as supplemental resources in high-school and public libraries. These chronologies complement encyclopedia-style treatments by helping students trace historical developments over time."
Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
"[R]ecommended for academic, and public libraries."
"[D]esigned for high school students and public libraries as supplemental resources, have an easy-to-use format and will prove to be valuable research tool for students….[c]ontains primary source sidebars, illustrations, a glossary, a bibliography that includes print and electronic sources, and an index….Readers learn important historical and biographical information from the fifteenth century to the early twenty-first century."