Item description for A History of the African American People: The History, Traditions & Culture of African Americans (African American Life Series) by Clayborne Carson, Daniel C. Littlefield & David W. Blight...
In their long history, African Americans have created a rich, complex, and highly diverse culture. A History of the African American People makes available more than a generation of scholarship written by some of the most distinguished historians in America. Their work examines the social and communal institutions that have sustained African Americans and strengthened their spiritual and cultural life. Specially commissioned photographs of artifacts reveal the richness of cultural traditions, and hundreds of historic photographs and paintings enhance the work still further, creating a magnificent illustrated history.
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Studio: Wayne State University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 12.9" Width: 10" Height: 0.5" Weight: 2.3 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 1997
Publisher Wayne State University Press
ISBN 0814326978 ISBN13 9780814326978
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More About Clayborne Carson, Daniel C. Littlefield & David W. Blight
Clayborne Carson is professor of History at Stanford University and director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute, and also helped to design the King National Memorial. Selected in 1985 by the late Mrs. Coretta Scott King to edit and publish Dr. King's papers, Carson has devoted most of his professional life to the study of MLK. He has spoken about Dr. King and his legacy throughout the world, and has appeared on many national radio and television shows, including "Good Morning America," "NBC Nightly News," "CBS Evening News," "The NewsHour," "Fresh Air," "Morning Edition," "Tavis Smiley," "Charlie Rose," "Democracy Now," and "Marketplace." Carson has also served as a historical advisory for numerous documentaries, including "Freedom on My Mind," which was nominated for an Oscar in 1995.
Clayborne Carson currently resides in Buffalo, in the state of New York. Clayborne Carson was born in 1944 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Stanford University Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education In.
Clayborne Carson has published or released items in the following series...
African American Life (Paperback)
Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentiet
Reviews - What do customers think about A History of the African American People: The History, Traditions & Culture of African Americans (African American Life Series)?
Good Overview of a Rich History Mar 3, 1998
This book is filled with essays from a variety of writers and also contains some wonderful artwork and photography. It could be used as a coffee table book, also. If you don't know much about African-American history or want to know more, this book is a good place to start.