The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations

The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations

by Ira Berlin

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ISBN-13: 9780143118794
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/28/2010
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 839,733
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ira Berlin is a distinguished professor of history at the University of Maryland, College Park. His many books include The Making of African America and Many Thousands Gone, winner of the Bancroft Prize and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Table of Contents

Prologue 1

Chapter 1 Movement and Place in the African American Past 14

Chapter 2 The Transatlantic Passage 49

Chapter 3 The Passage to the Interior 99

Chapter 4 The Passage to the North 152

Chapter 5 Global Passages 201

Epilogue 230

Acknowledgments 241

Notes 245

Index 289

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The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
lateinnings on LibraryThing 10 months ago
This is a good, but authoritative history of the growth of African America. Berlin was a great professor, by the way.
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