A Companion to African American History

A Companion to African American History

Editor(s): Alton Hornsby

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631230663

Online ISBN: 9780470996720

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996720

About this Book

A Companion to African American History is a collection of original and authoritative essays arranged thematically and topically, covering a wide range of subjects from the seventeenth century to the present day.


  • Analyzes the major sources and the most influential books and articles in the field
  • Includes discussions of globalization, region, migration, gender, class and social forces that make up the broad cultural fabric of African American history

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: African and Other Roots

  2. Part II: Africans in Early Nonrth America

  3. Part III: In The House of Bondage

  4. Part IV: Transculturation

  5. Part V: The Civil War, Emancipation, and the Quest for Freedom

  6. Part VI: The Maturation of African American Communities and the Emergence of Independent Institutions

  7. Part VII: African Americans and Wars “For Democracy”

  8. Part VIII: Gender and Class

  9. Part IX: Migration, Renaissance, and New Beginnings

  10. Part X: Searching for Place

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