A History of the African American People: The History, Traditions, and Culture of African Americans

A History of the African American People: The History, Traditions, and Culture of African Americans

by Lois E. Horton
     
 

In their long history, African Americans have created a rich, complex, and highly diverse culture. A History of the African American People makes available more than a generation of scholarship written by some of the most distinguished historians in America. Their work examines the social and communal institutions that have sustained African Americans and strengthened…  See more details below

Overview

In their long history, African Americans have created a rich, complex, and highly diverse culture. A History of the African American People makes available more than a generation of scholarship written by some of the most distinguished historians in America. Their work examines the social and communal institutions that have sustained African Americans and strengthened their spiritual and cultural life. Specially commissioned photographs of artifacts reveal the richness of cultural traditions, and hundreds of historic photographs and paintings enhance the work still further, creating a magnificent illustrated history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814326978
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Series:
African American Life Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
730,034
Product dimensions:
12.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Meet the Author

James Oliver Horton is professor of History and American Civilization at the George Washington University and director of the African American Communities Project, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. His books include Black Bostonians and Free People of Color.

Lois E. Horton is associate professor of Sociology and American Studies at George Mason University. Her work include the book Black Bostonians.

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