The African-American Odyssey, Combined Volume, 7th edition
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The African-American Odyssey reviews Black history within a broad social, cultural, and political framework, conveying the central role of African Americans in American history. It traces the journey of African Americans, their rich culture, and quest to counter oppression and racism.
Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018
Category: African American History
Table of contents
PART I - BECOMING AFRICAN AMERICAN
1. Africa, ca. 6000 bce-ca. 1600 ce
2. Middle Passage, ca. 1450-1809
3. Black People in Colonial North America, 1526-1763
4. Rising Expectations: African Americans and the Struggle for Independence, 1763-1783
5. African Americans in the New Nation, 1783-1820
PART II - SLAVERY, ABOLITION, AND THE QUEST FOR FREEDOM: THE COMING OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1793-1861
6. Life in the Cotton Kingdom, 1793-1861
7. Free Black People in Antebellum America, 1820-1861
8. Opposition to Slavery, 1730-1833
9. Let Your Motto Be Resistance, 1833-1850
10. “And Black People Were at the Heart of It”: The United States Disunites Over Slavery, 1846-1861
PART III - THE CIVIL WAR, EMANCIPATION, AND BLACK RECONSTRUCTION: THE SECOND AMERICAN REVOLUTION
11. Liberation: African Americans and the Civil War, 1861-1865
12. The Meaning of Freedom: The Promise of Reconstruction, 1865-1868
13. The Meaning of Freedom: The Failure of Reconstruction, 1868-1877
PART IV - SEARCHING FOR SAFE SPACES
14. White Supremacy Triumphant: African Americans in the Late Nineteenth Century, 1877-1895
15. African Americans Challenge White Supremacy, 1877-1918
16. Conciliation, Agitation, and Migration: African Americans in the Early Twentieth Century, 1895-1925
17. African Americans and the 1920s, 1918-1929
PART V - THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND WORLD WAR II
18. Black Protest, Great Depression, and the New Deals, 1929-1940
19. Meanings of Freedom: Black Culture and Society, 1930-1950
20. The World War II Era and the Seeds of a Revolution, 1940-1950
PART VI - THE BLACK REVOLUTION
21. The Long Freedom Movement, 1950-1970
22. Black Nationalism, Black Power, and Black Arts, 1965-1980
23. Black Politics and President Barack Obama, 1980-2016
24. African Americans End the Twentieth Century and Enter into the Twenty-First Century, 1980-2016
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