African American Eras: Contemporary Times, Four Volume Set / Edition 1

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African American Eras: Contemporary Times provides a broad overview of African American history and culture from 1965 through the first decade of the twenty-first century. The four-volume set is comprised of thirteen chapters, each of which covers a major subject area as it relates to the African American community.

The complete list of chapters is as follows:

  • Activism and Reform
  • The Arts
  • Business and Industry
  • Communications and Media
  • Demographics
  • Education
  • Government and Politics
  • Health and Medicine
  • Law and Justice
  • Military
  • Popular Culture
  • Religion
  • Science and Technology

Each chapter is then divided into seven sections: Chronology, Overview, Headline Makers, Topics in the News, Primary Sources, Research and Activity Ideas, and For More Information.

African American Eras: Contemporary Times is illustrated with 240 black-and-white images that bring the events and people discussed to life. Sidebar boxes also expand on items of high-interest to readers. Concluding each volume is a general bibliography of books and Web sites, and a thorough subject index that allows readers to easily locate the events, people, and places discussed throughout the set.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781414435916
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 5/14/2010
  • Edition description: Four Volume Set
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 960
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 3.70 (d)

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