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A fresh compilation of essays and entries based on the latest research, this work documents African American culture and political activism from the slavery era through the 20th century. • Contributions from over 100 specialists on African America and the African diaspora • A spectacular selection of illustrations and photographs, such as a Kongo cosmogram, the African burial ground in New York City, and maps of the Triangular Trade and the Underground Railroad

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Genre Book : Social Science
Author Book : Leslie M Alexander
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release Book : 2010-02-09
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This three-volume work traces the history of revolts and rebellions from the colonial era to the 20th century. • 71 chronologically arranged entries detail the revolts and uprisings that have shaped the history of the United States, with 2–5 subentries that drill down into those histories • Each entry includes an overview essay, followed by entries on related people, groups, organizations, ideas, and places, along with select primary sources • Contributions come from a distinguished group of American historians from across the nation and across historical disciplines • One volume is comprised entirely of primary source documents • Illustrations and photographs show events discussed

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Steven L. Danver
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release Book : 2010-12-17
Download Book : 1138 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781598842227


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This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on Asian Americans, comprising three volumes that address a broad range of topics on various Asian and Pacific Islander American groups from 1848 to the present day. • Presents information on Asian Americans and individual Asian ethnic groups that provides comprehensive overviews of the respective groups • Includes special topic entries that contain source information regarding major historical events • Comprises work from a truly outstanding list of contributors that include scholars, journalists, writers, community activists, graduate students, and other specialists • Expands the boundaries of Asian American studies through innovative entries that address transnationalism, gender and sexuality, and inter- and cross-disciplinarity

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Genre Book : Social Science
Author Book : Xiaojian Zhao
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release Book : 2013-11-26
Download Book : 1401 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781598842401


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Genre Book : African American women
Author Book : Darlene Clark Hine
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Release Book : 1990
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ISBN-10 : 0926019155


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From the invention of eyeglasses to the Internet, this three-volume set examines the pivotal effects that inventions have had on society, providing a fascinating history of technology and innovations in the United States from the earliest colonization by Europeans to the present. • Encourages readers to consider the tremendous potential impact of advances in science and technology and the ramifications of important inventions on the global market, human society, and even the planet as a whole • Supports eras addressed in the National Standards for American history as well as curricular units on inventions, discoveries, and technological advances • Includes primary documents, a chronology, and section openers that help readers contextualize the content

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Rosanne Welch
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release Book : 2019-02-28
Download Book : 1082 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781610690942


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This provocative three-volume encyclopedia is a valuable resource for readers seeking an understanding of how movies have both reflected and helped engender America's political, economic, and social history. • Provides 450 A–Z entries that comprehensively cover the historical significance of subjects, people, and films of the American cinema • Contains contributions from 150 distinguished interdisciplinary scholars offering their analysis on the role of movies in American history • Includes reference materials and suggestions for further reading with every entry

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Genre Book : Social Science
Author Book : Philip C. DiMare
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release Book : 2011-06-17
Download Book : 1232 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781598842975


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These twenty-one stories in African-American History make up an inspiring album of Americans of African descent who, against all odds, made significant contributions to American history (includes information on Barack Obama). Their stories are told in language that is meaningful to the students learning about these notable people and events for the first time. Each story is followed by an activity that will help students recall the major contributions of each subject. Sojourner Truth, Jesse Owens, and George Washington Carver are just a few of the influential African-Americans to whom your students will be introduced in this fantastic book. 48 pages.

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Genre Book : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author Book : Laura Shallop
Publisher : Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Release Book : 2012-10-22
Download Book : 48 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781624420771


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This three-volume encyclopedia on the history of American food and beverages covers topics ranging from early American Indian foods to mandatory nutrition information at fast food restaurants.

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Genre Book : COOKING
Author Book : Andrew F. Smith
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release Book : 2013-10-28
Download Book : 1475 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781610692335