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Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery (Harvest Book)

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A riveting narrative history of America, from the 1607 landing in Jamestown to the brink of the Civil War, Africans in America tells the shared history of Africans and Europeans as seen through the lens of slavery. It is told from the point of view of the Africans who arrived in shackles and endured the terrible dichotomy of this new land founded on the ideal of liberty but dedicated to the perpetuation of slavery. Meticulously researched, this book weaves together the experiences of the colonists, slaves, free and fugitive blacks, and abolitionists to present an utterly original document, a startling and moving drama of the effects of slavery and racism on our conflicted national identity. The result transcends history as we were taught it and transforms the way we see our past.

Synopsis:

A riveting history of America is told from the point of view of the Africans who arrived in shackles and endured the terrible dichotomy of this new land founded on ideals of liberty but dedicated to perpetuation of slavery. Photos & illustrations.

Description:

1314944 Includes bibliographical references (p. [447]-473) and index.

About the Author

Charles Johnson, recipient of a 1998 MacArthur Foundation Award, is the author of five works of fiction, including the recently published Dreamer. He has received many honors and awards, including the National Book Award. He is the S. Wilson and Grace M. Pollock Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Washington.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156008549
Author:
Johnson, Charles
Author:
WGBH Series Research Team
Author:
Johnson, Charles
Author:
WGBH Research Team
Author:
Smith, Patricia
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
African American Studies - History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Death & Dying
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- History.
Subject:
African American Studies-Black Heritage
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Edition Number:
1st Harvest ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Harvest Book
Series Volume:
#98-213
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white photos and illustrations
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.13 x 6.13 in 1.86 lb

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History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
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