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Book Description Thomson Gale, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110810385732
Book Description Gale Group, Farmington Hills, Michigan, U.S.A., 1997. Pictorial Boards. Book Condition: New. Second Edition. Farmington Hills: Gale Group, 1997. Second edition. Thick 8vo. Pictorial boards, 720 pp., illustrated. The history of African Americans is told here in thousands of dated, headlined entries. Following an introduction that describes the predominance of various societies in the Western Sudan of pre-European Africa, the book charts events in the New World of significance to African Americans, from Columbus's 1492 landing in the company of black sailor Pedro Alonzo Niño to the 1996 Connecticut Supreme Court ruling against racial segregation in public schools near Hartford. Four-fifths of the listings are from the 20th century, recounting the struggles for black civil rights and equality in the modern era. A substantial section provides excerpts and whole texts of important historical documents, from the Massachusetts Body of Liberties of 1641 to President Clinton's 1996 dedication of National African American History Month to the celebration of notable black women, in memory of Barbara Jordan. New. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 019063
Book Description Thomson Gale, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0810385732