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7 edition of African American Biography - Volumes 1-4 found in the catalog.

African American Biography - Volumes 1-4

by UXL

  • 225 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by U·X·L .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Black studies,
  • Dictionaries of biography (Who"s Who),
  • History - United States/General,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • USA,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Reference - General,
  • Social Sciences,
  • African Americans,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAfrican American Biography
    The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages600
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7980333M
    ISBN 100810392348
    ISBN 109780810392342
    OCLC/WorldCa29563892

    The American Historical Society. Encyclopedia of Massachusetts, Biographical-Genealogical. 13 vols. New York, NY: The American Historical Society, ca. FHL book D3e and FHL fiche The Family History Library has volumes 1–4, 6, . "Martin Luther King, Jr. provides a thorough study of King's life from his birth on Janu , in the upstairs bedroom of his family's middle-class home on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta to his death on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. The reader will learn about King's character, his many accomplishments, and the forces against him.

      The Oxford African-American Studies Center: The Online Authority on the African American Experience. Oxford University Press. (Online only) A comprehensive collection of scholarship focusing on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture: more t articles by top scholars in the field. W. E. B. Du Bois was a public intellectual, sociologist, and activist on behalf of the African American community. He profoundly shaped black political culture in the United States through his founding role in the NAACP, as well as internationally through the Pan-African movement. Du Bois's sociological and historical research on African-American communities and culture broke .

    Their Eyes Were Watching God was published in New York on Septem Less than two weeks later, Richard Wright (later the author of Native Son and Black Boy) notoriously condemned the novel for carrying "no theme, no message, no thought. In the main, her novel is not addressed to the Negro, but to a white audience whose chauvinistic. Classified index (by field) in each vol. Vols. indexed in Biography and genealogy master index. Full text in Women and Social Movements in the United States: World Biographical Information System includes full text of thousands of biographical dictionaries accessible by .


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