African-American Odyssey with Audio CD: Combined Volume / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Prentice Hall
This historical journey through United States history chronicles the African American experience from its origin to the present, with a sophisticated yet clearly written style. The book also follows what is happening in the larger American society from the individual and group outlooks of African Americans. It focuses on African Americans at the center of such pivotal events as military conflicts, eras of settlement and expansion, slavery and abolition, emancipation and reconstruction, industrialization and urbanization, social change, racial turbulence and political upheaval, cultural and intellectual transformation, the African American journey towards freedom, and full participation in American democracy. For Historians, Librarians, Educators, Filmmakers, and anyone looking for perspective on the role of African Americans in American history.
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Table of Contents
(NOTE: The Combined Volume consists of Chs. 1-24; Volume I contains Chs. 1-13; Volume II contains Chs. 12-24)
PART I. BECOMING AFRICAN AMERICAN.
2. Middle Passage.
3. Black People in British North America, 1619-1763.
4. Rising Expectations: African Americans and the Struggle for Independence, 1763-1783.
5. African Americans in the New Nation, 1783-1820.
PART II. SLAVERY, ABOLITION, AND THE QUEST FOR FREEDOM: THE COMING OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1793-1861.
6. Life in the Cotton Kingdom.
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.
PART 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.
PART IV. SEARCHING FOR SAFE SPACES.
14. White Supremacy Triumphant: African Americans in the Late Nineteenth Century.
15. Black Southerners Challenge White Supremacy.
16. Conciliation, Agitation, and Migration: African Americans in the Early Twentieth Century.
17. African Americans and the 1920s.
PART V. THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND WORLD WAR II.
18. The Great Depression and the New Deal.
19. Black Culture and Society in the 1930's and 1940's.
20. The World War II Era and Seeds of a Revolution.
PART VI. THE BLACK REVOLUTION.
21. The Freedom Movement, 1954-1965.
22. The Struggle Continues, 1965-1980.
23. Modern Black America, 1980-2000.
24. Epilogue: “A Nation Within a Nation” .