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1001 things everyone should know about African American history /

by Stewart, Jeffrey C [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Broadway Books, 2001.Edition: First Broadway Books trade paperback edition.Description: 406 pages : illustrations, map, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780385485760; 038548576X.Other title: One thousand one things everyone should know about African American history; One thousand and one things everyone should know about African American history.Subject(s): African Americans -- History -- Miscellanea | African Americans | History | Miscellanea
Contents:
Great migrations -- Civil rights and politics -- African Americans in the military -- Culture and religion -- Invention, science, and medicine -- Sports.
Summary: A comprehensive and entertaining account of the most significant events, individuals, and social movements in African American history is presented in a concise, easy-to-read format.
List(s) this item appears in: Black History Month
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From the winner of the 2018 National Book Award, a comprehensive and entertaining account of the most significant events and individuals in African American history <br> <br> 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History is history at your fingertips, in a concise, accessible, easily-read format. 2018 National Book Award winnerJeffrey C. Stewart, a professor of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, takes the reader on an all-encompassing journey through the entirety of African American history that is pithy, provocative, and encyclopedic in scope. Here are all the people, terms, ideas, events, and social processes that make African American history such a fascinating and inspiring subject.<br> <br> 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History covers all the significant information in six broad sections- Great Migrations; Civil Rights and Politics; Science, Inventions and Medicine; Sports; Military; Culture and Religion.<br> <br> A necessary addition to every family's library, 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History presents African American history in a fun, engaging, and intelligent way.

Reprint. Previous edition was originally published: New York, NY : Doubleday, 1996.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-388) and index.

Great migrations -- Civil rights and politics -- African Americans in the military -- Culture and religion -- Invention, science, and medicine -- Sports.

A comprehensive and entertaining account of the most significant events, individuals, and social movements in African American history is presented in a concise, easy-to-read format.

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