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Creating Black Americans : African-American history and its meanings, 1619 to the present

Author: Nell Irvin Painter
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Here is an account of a past rich in beauty and creativity, but also in tragedy and trauma. Historian Nell Irvin Painter blends a vivid narrative based on the latest research with a wonderful array of artwork by African-American artists, works which add a new depth to our understanding of black history." "Painter offers a history written for a new generation of African Americans, stretching from life in Africa  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Illustrated works
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Painter, Nell Irvin.
Creating Black Americans.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607522345
Online version:
Painter, Nell Irvin.
Creating Black Americans.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)608694844
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nell Irvin Painter
ISBN: 0195137558 9780195137552 0195137566 9780195137569
OCLC Number: 57722517
Notes: Fuller Libraries notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [411]-415 ) and index.
Africa and Black Americans -- Captives transported, 1619-ca. 1850 -- A diasporic people, 1630-ca. 1850 -- Those who were free, ca. 1770-1859 -- Those who were enslaved, ca. 1770-1859 -- Civil War and emancipation, 1859-1865 -- The larger Reconstruction, 1864-1896 -- hard-working people in the depths of segregation, 1896-ca. 1919 -- The New Negro, 1915-1932 -- Radicals and Democrats, 1930-1940 -- The Second World War and the promise of internationalism, 1940-1948 -- Cold War civil rights, 1948-1960 -- Protest makes a civil rights revolution, 1960-1967 -- Black Power, 1966-1980 -- Authenticity and diversity in the era of hip-hop, 1980-2005 -- Epilogue : a snapshot of African Americans in the early twenty-first century -- Timelines.
Awards: Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award, 2006
Description: xiii, 458 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Africa and Black Americans --
Captives transported, 1619-ca. 1850 --
A diasporic people, 1630-ca. 1850 --
Those who were free, ca. 1770-1859 --
Those who were enslaved, ca. 1770-1859 --
Civil War and emancipation, 1859-1865 --
The larger Reconstruction, 1864-1896 --
Hard-working people in the depths of segregation, 1896-ca. 1919 --
The New Negro, 1915-1932 --
Radicals and Democrats, 1930-1940 --
The Second World War and the promise of internationalism, 1940-1948 --
Cold War civil rights, 1948-1960 --
Protest makes a civil rights revolution, 1960-1967 --
Black Power, 1966-1980 --
Authenticity and diversity in the era of hip-hop, 1980-2005 --
Epilogue : a snapshot of African Americans in the early twenty-first century --
Timelines.
Responsibility: Nell Irvin Painter.
Local System Bib Number:
210214

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Provides an overview of African-American history, outlining the significant events from pre-slavery times, connected through a central motif of art. This work examines the Civil War, revealing that  Read more...
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