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The African American encyclopedia

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Published by M. Cavendish in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 2800-2864) and index.

    Statementmanaging editor, R. Kent Rasmussen.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    ContributionsRasmussen, R. Kent.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185 .A253 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 v. (xviii, 3006 p.) :
    Number of Pages3006
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6782408M
    ISBN 100761472088, 0761472096, 076147210X, 0761472118, 0761472126, 0761472134, 0761472142, 0761472150, 0761472169, 0761472177, 0761472185
    LC Control Number00031526

    An excellent reference for young readers, The Encyclopedia of African-American Heritage chonicles more than a millennium of history -- the rich and varied tapestry woven by Africans who remained on their ancestral continent, those who were forced to leave their homes, and their descendants who developed roots in a new broad scope of /5. The African American Family ADAPTED FROM ESSAYS BY N'TANYA LEE; SIDEBAR ESSAYS BY HALLIE S. HOBSON For no other group in American life is the matter of family life more important than to the Negro. Our very survival is bound up in it. No one in all history had to fight against so many physical and psychological horrors to have a family life.

    Genre/Form: Encyclopedias: Additional Physical Format: Online version: African American encyclopedia. New York: M. Cavendish, © (OCoLC) African Americans, Diet of The U.S. Census revealed that there were almost 35 million African Americans, or about 13 percent of the total U.S. population. This small percentage of the populace has had a significant influence on American cuisine, not only because African-American food is diverse and flavorful, but also because of its historical beginnings.

    African American cabin at Fort Gibson ( a subsequent measure passed the legislature and limited black voting; this law would remain on the books until it met with Court disapproval in is the preferred citation for articles: Jimmie Lewis Franklin, "African Americans," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, https. Pages in category "African-American literature" The following 83 pages are in this category, out of 83 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).


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