Item description for A History of the African American People: The History, Traditions & Culture of African Americans (African American Life Series) by James Oliver Horton, Lois E. Horton & Ira Berlin...
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 James Oliver Horton, Lois E. Horton & Ira Berlin
James Oliver Horton is professor of History and American Civilization at the George Washington University and director of the African American Communities Project, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. His books include Black Bostonians and Free People of Color.
Lois E. Horton is associate professor of Sociology and American Studies at George Mason University. Her work include the book Black Bostonians.
James Oliver Horton has an academic affiliation as follows - George Washington University.
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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.