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The New York Public Library African American Desk Reference [Hardcover]

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Packed with over 5,000 entries, this landmark reference taps the resources of the prestigious Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture to provide an array of frequently sought information.

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Covering a wide range of knowledge, The New York Public Library African American Desk Reference is a magnificent resource for home, family, and business, and an essential addition to your personal reference library.
""Indispensable for those interested in the African American experience. We have no better source for quick and reliable information."" Cornel West, Alphonse Fletcher University Professor, Harvard University
""As much about African American culture as one could possibly gain from one volume is now available in this highly readable, easily accessible, genuinely informative desk reference."" Johnetta B. Cole, PhD, President Emerita, Spelman College; Presidential Distinguished Professor, Emory University
In over 5,000 fascinating information capsules, this landmark reference captures the most vital people, places, organizations, movements, and creative works of a people, and provides a practical resource for everyday living. In its nineteen chapters, you ll find:
* Timelines of African American History
* Political and Civil Rights Leaders
* African Contributions to the Making of the Americas
* Holidays and Celebrations
* Museums and Historical Sites
* Religion and Spirituality
* Health Tips and Recipes
* Business Contacts and Professional Associations
* Demographics and Population
* Major Writers, Artists, and Musicians
* Musical Forms
* Sports
* and more

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Wiley
Pages   605
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.45" Width: 7.89" Height: 1.6"
Weight:   2.8 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Sep 30, 1999
Publisher   Wiley
ISBN  0471239240  
ISBN13  9780471239246  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Established in 1875, THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY is internationally recognized as one of the greatest institutions of its kind and is also one of the most respected names in reference publishing. Its acclaimed reference works have sold in excess of a million copies.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of the New York Public Library, founded in 1926, is one of the world s foremost research facilities devoted to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of materials documenting black life. With collections totalling over five million items, it serves over 50,000 researchers in its Harlem-based facilities and responds to another 40 50,000 mail and telephone reference inquiries annually.

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