Summary: An anthology of 19 articles about the African-American experience in Pennsylvania, drawing on scholarly essays from local, regional, and national journals. The essays are divided into four sections on the commercial economy (1684--1840), the industrializing era (1840--1870), the industrial era (1870--1945), and the transformation of the Black community (1945--1985). In his introduction, Trotter (history, Carnegie Mellon U.) examines the transformation of the state's black historiog ...show moreraphy from its early beginnings to the present. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 97
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