Historically Black Colleges and Universities: An Encyclopedia

Historically Black Colleges and Universities: An Encyclopedia


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Historically Black Colleges and Universities: An Encyclopedia by F. Erik Brooks, Glenn L. Starks

This exhaustive analysis of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout history discusses the institutions and the major events, individuals, and organizations that have contributed to their existence.

• A complete timeline of events extending from the founding of the first HBCU in 1837 through the 21st century

• Photographs of HBCUs and key figures in their histories over a 150-year period

• Presidential executive orders and transcripts of major legislation that have impacted HBCUs

• An exhaustive list of over 1,000 prominent alumni of HBCUs and short, professional biographies of each

• Biographical information on major figures and organizations that have supported HBCUs

• A bibliography, including online resources and DVDs

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313394157
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/30/2011
Pages: 338
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

F. Erik Brooks, PhD, is associate professor at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.

Glenn L. Starks, PhD, is a senior manager with the Department of Defense.

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